Just a year into her career as a Providence Cancer Center radiation oncologist and scientist, Dr. Kristina Young has been recognized as one of 15 most promising young researchers in the nation by the Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research.
A century ago, after the British quashed an Easter Monday rebellion in Dublin, Portland’s Irish immigrants put aside strategic differences. To validate unified support for a republic in their beloved homeland, Portland’s Irish often invited bishops and priests to speak at their conventions and rallies.
PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, the congregation founded by St. Katharine Drexel, announced that it will sell its historic motherhouse in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. The 44-acre property also contains the National Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel and her tomb.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Omar al-Muqdad has seen both sides of the refugee crisis.
In 2004, he assisted Iraqi refugees in his home country of Syria. And then nearly a decade later, he escaped the civil war in his country by first going to Turkey and then finding a temporary home in 2012 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he was the only Syrian refugee in the state.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis receives countless gifts, but most do not require anything in return. However, at his audience with members of the military April 30, the pope received a small gift with a tradition — and obligation — attached.