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Editor, Michigan Catholic

Honorary Doctor of Laws



Anthony John Beck, Bachelor and Master of Arts of Campion College, who has spent thirty years of notable service in the important field of Catholic journalism, first as editor of the Catholic Tribune of Dubuque which he developed from a weekly into the first and only Catholic American daily in the English language; and for the past sixteen years as editor of the Michigan Catholic which has greatly increased its circulation and influence under his direction; vigilant friend of religious freedom and of Catholic truth, and ardent promoter of every worthy religious, social and civic purpose, meriting thereby the Papal decoration Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, and the presidency, during two terms, of the Catholic Press Association, is recommended for the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, and for inclusion on the list of those whom the University has desired to honor. Commencement, University of Detroit, June 7, 1938.

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