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Ranaghan, Kevin and Dorothy
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Kevin Ranaghan was born in 1940 in New York to devout Irish Catholic parents and Dorothy was born in 1942. Kevin married Dorothy in 1966 and they have six children. Both the Ranaghans have degrees in theology from Notre Dame University. Kevin taught theology at St. Mary’s College, Indiana, while his wife taught at a Catholic High School. They have been associated with the Catholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR) since its beginning in 1967 at Duquesne University, Pennsylvania (Rahaghan 1969). Initially, both Kevin and Dorothy Ranaghan were skeptical about the Charis…

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Alva, Reginald, “Ranaghan, Kevin and Dorothy”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 06 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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