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2008-07-23 09:00:34

CHICAGO _ When the Rev. Jacob Angadiath first came to the United States as a missionary priest in 1984, he arrived in Dallas with no flock other than two Indian Catholics whose names were scrawled on a note in his pocket. Today, he is bishop of a diocese that claims 35,000 faithful across the United States and Canada. In a sign of his faith's growing numbers and cultural confidence, the diocese this month opened a $9 million new St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic cathedral. The cathedral in...

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