Sr. Sharon Holland, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a canon lawyer who was one of the first women to become a capo d'ufficio, or section chief, at a major Vatican agency, has received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross, a papal honor recognizing her service to the church. Until her retirement in June, Holland had spent 21 years as a section chief at the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.
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|Publication:||National Catholic Reporter|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Aug 7, 2009|
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