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Scott McDermott has written for National Catholic Register, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, and other Catholic publications and has appeared on EWTN’s Journey Home. His biography of the Catholic Founding Father, Charles Carroll of Carrollton: Faithful Revolutionary, is available at www.scepterpublishers.org.

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