February 25, 2019

Thieves break into Dublin church, steal head of mummy

Anglican Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin said he was shocked after thieves broke into a church in the Irish capital, vandalizing the crypt and taking the head of an 800-year-old mummy known as "the Crusader."
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Hundreds of Catholics visit state legislators

Catholics from throughout Maryland gathered in Annapolis Feb. 21 to learn about legislative issues and meet their lawmakers during an event sponsored by the Maryland Catholic Conference.
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Former principal of St. Rita School dies at 84

A funeral Mass will be offered Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. for Sister, Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Regina Marie Wilson at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton. Sister Regina Marie, a former principal of St. Rita Elementary School in Dundalk, died Feb. 21 at age 84.
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Sister Anne Guinan, M.H.S.H., dies at 92

A funeral Mass was offered Feb. 22 for Mission Helper of the Sacred Heart Sister Anne Guinan in the Stella Maris Chapel. Sister Anne died Feb. 13 at 92.
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ANALYSIS: After the Vatican’s summit on abuse, the stakes are clear

With this summit, Pope Francis has tossed down the gauntlet. The stakes are clear. In the words of Australian Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, "All of this will take time, but we do not have forever and we dare not fail."
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