February 17, 2020

St. Frances Academy primed to win third straight BCL tournament

Bolstered by the last two Players of the Year in the Baltimore Catholic League, St. Frances Academy is primed to take its third straight BCL tournament, an affair that concludes March 1 at Loyola University Maryland’s Reitz Arena.
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Sister Dorothy Ann Haney dies at 88

In the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Sister Dorothy taught at St. Bernardine School in West Baltimore from 1957 to 1959.
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CRS health official keeps close eye on coronavirus

Suzanne Van Hulle, the global public health expert for Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services, is paying particularly close attention to the spread of the virus, also called COVID-19, to ensure CRS staff members in Asia are safe.
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Pope, bishops discuss possible themes for 2022 synod

Pope Francis has decided the next general assembly of the Synod of Bishops will be held in the fall of 2022, but he has not announced the theme for the gathering, the Vatican said.
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At end of trip, New York cardinal recalls moments of faith, hope for Cuba

"We had the ability to see people, the homes and the baseball games on the side of the road," Cardinal Dolan said in a Feb. 11 interview with Catholic News Service in Havana.
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Pope adds year of missionary service to Vatican diplomats’ training

Pope Francis, adopting a suggestion made at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, has decided that every priest preparing for service in the Vatican diplomatic corps must spend a year in ministry as a missionary.
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