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PHOTO: A different kind of cardinal in your backyard

Cardinal Seán O'Malley helps out with the weed-whacking on the grounds of St. Mary of the Angels in Roxbury Monday morning as members of the Pastoral Center volunteer to refresh the grounds of several Boston area churches. Photo courtesy of George Martell/Archdiocese of Boston

Cardinal Seán O'Malley helps out with the weed-whacking on the grounds of St. Mary of the Angels in Roxbury Monday morning as members of the Pastoral Center volunteer to refresh the grounds of several Boston area churches. Photo courtesy of George Martell/Archdiocese of Boston

Cardinal Seán O’Malley helps out with the weed-whacking on the grounds of St. Mary of the Angels in Roxbury Monday morning as members of the Pastoral Center volunteer to refresh the grounds of several Boston area churches. The statue is of St. Francis of Assisi — the patron saint of the environment and the founder of O’Malley’s Franciscan order. Photo courtesy of George Martell/Archdiocese of Boston

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Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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David Gibson

David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also the basis of a popular CNN series.

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