January 2, 2020

Sister Joan Tobin, OSF, served St. Joseph Medical Center

A funeral Mass was to be offered Jan. 3 in Aston, Pa., for Sister Joan Christine Tobin. A professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 52 years, the former Sister Joseph Christi died there Dec. 27, at age 85.
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‘Violence in the name of God is blasphemy,’ USCCB president says

Decrying the acts of religious violence that have taken place during the Christmas season, the president of the U.S. bishops declared: "Violence in the name of God is blasphemy."
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March for Life theme borrows page from suffragist centennial

The March for Life, the annual march in Washington to protest legalized abortion in the United States, is tying itself in 2020 to the women's suffrage movement for the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
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