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A groom and bride hold hands on their wedding day. The U.S. Supreme Court announced Dec. 7 that it will hear two cases challenging federal and state laws that define marriage as a union of a man and a woman. (CNS file photo by Jon L. Hendricks)
Renowned Catholic composer and vocalist Michael John Poirier has shared his gift of music and faith with Catholics around the world for decades. On Feb. 8, Poirier will perform in a concert at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral to benefit the Chaldean Catholic Church in Arizona. Poirier’s 2011 concert drew more than 700 people.