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A U.S. Army soldier collects sand June 3 at Omaha Beach on the Normandy coast in France ahead of the 75th anniversary of D-Day June 6. Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services is urging Catholics to pause in prayer and to remember and "give thanks for those who 75 years ago made the ultimate sacrifice" in the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II.

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In recalling soldiers’ D-Day sacrifice, archbishop prays for world peace

In remembering the troops who died storming the beaches of Normandy, France, 75 years ago on D-Day, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services said “Jesus Christ reminds us there is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”