Catholic News Headlines for Thursday 5/9/2024

Tags: Currents Brooklyn, NY, Catholic Education, Crux, Faith, Family, Inspiration, Media, Pope Francis, Queens, NY, World News

A Queen’s parishioner is praying for a miracle. Peter Vukelich needs a kidney. So his family at Queen of Angels Church in Sunnyside is rallying around him, spreading the word, hoping to find a donor.

NYC Mayor Eric Adams is going to Rome to participate in the second annual World Meeting on Human Fraternity. The conference will focus on ways to foster world peace. During his visit, the mayor hopes to meet the Pope.

The future of journalism is bright, as evidenced by the enthusiasm of some very young journalists. Writers from the St. Luke School student paper in Whitestone, Queens, took over the Tablet newsroom this week. Their visit to the Tablet and Currents News team was a learning experience, showcasing their passion and eagerness to understand how a professional newsroom operates.

We’ll celebrate the birthday of an American hero. Reynolds Tomter is believed to be the oldest living World War Two Merchant Marine in the country. The Wisconsin veteran turned 107-years-old this week.