April 13, 2007

Sister Joseph Miriam Sheehan, S.P. dies at 88

A funeral Mass for Sister Joseph Miriam (Mary Elizabeth) Sheehan, S.P. was offered April 3. Sister Joseph died March 29. She was 88.
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Deacon Thomas Yorkshire dies at 72

A funeral Mass for Deacon Thomas Yorkshire will be offered at 10 a.m. April 21 at St. Gregory the Great, Baltimore. Deacon Yorkshire died April 11. He was 72. Born in Mechanicsville in 1935, Deacon Yorkshire was a son of the late Booker T. and Hazel Yorkshire Everett.
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This little piggy went to school

Third-graders of St. Agnes School, Catonsville, were treated to a special visitor – a piglet brought in by Brooke Hartner, Miss Howard County Farm Bureau, graduate of Mount De Sales Academy, Catonsville, and parishioner of St. Michael, Poplar Springs.
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U.S. follows Western ideology on rights

MOSCOW – A Russian Orthodox leader said U.S. government attitudes toward religious freedom follow a Western “ideology of human rights.” “U.S. experts are superficial and biased when judging the Orthodox Church’s approach to understanding human rights and the problems of church-state relations,” said Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department...
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Truth be told?

Mary Breslin, reviewing Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" (CR, April 12) asserts "cause for a meltdown among those who would refute Mr. Gore's claims."
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