Catholic News Headlines for Friday 6/7/2024

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As the school year comes to an end, we’ll introduce you to the valedictorian at Xaverian High School. Christopher Ledoux doesn’t just excel academically; he’s also a Grammy Award-winning musician as a member of the New York Youth Symphony.

A young parishioner in Queens is giving back one stitch at a time. During Lent, Zofia Ucinek decided to turn a hobby into a fundraiser to help children with cancer.

Some Brooklyn students took their classroom outside this week. The kids at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy in Sunset Park had a field trip to the zoo. They got up close and personal with sea lions, peacocks, and turtles.

Pope Francis made a surprise visit to some families on the outskirts of Rome. The Holy Father had conversations with them, talking about the importance of creating a community and the need to take care of children and the elderly.