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Obituary: Benedictine Sister Anselma Biskach, 99, led community through Vatican II

Staff reporter   RIDGELY, Md. – Benedictine Sister Anselma Biskach, a former educator in the Diocese of Wilmington and congregational leader, died Jan. 8 at St....

Preston Taylor, director of Ministry for Black Catholics, dies at 80

Staff reporter   Preston M. Taylor, the director of Ministry for Black Catholics for the Diocese of Wilmington since 2010, died Jan. 1. He was 80. A...

Obituary: Sister Joanne Frances Hayes, 65, a Wilmington native

  READING, Pa. – Sister Joanne Frances Hayes, 65, a Wilmington native who was a member of the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Third Order Regular of...

Former U.S. Ambassador to Vatican Thomas P. Melady dies

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Thomas P. Melady, who served in several diplomatic posts and continued to play a...

Sister Anna May McFeeley dies, served in diocese for 34 years

Staff reporter  ASTON, Pa. – Sister Anna May McFeeley, a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 53 years who ministered...

Sister Francis Paula Bader dies at 94

ASTON, Pa. — Sister Francis Paula Bader, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 76 years, died Jan. 2 in...

Father Mark Kopacz dies at 49

Staff reporter Father Mark Kopacz, a native of Poland who served in the Diocese of Wilmington since his ordination in 1992, died Dec. 27. He...

Cardinal Foley dies; U.S. Catholic press leader held two Vatican posts

DARBY, Pa. — U.S. Cardinal John P. Foley, who spent more than two decades leading the church's social communications council and later worked for...

Father Daniel J. McCloskey dies

Staff reporter Father Daniel J. McCloskey, pastor of St. Michael the Archangel in Georgetown and its mission, Mary Mother of Peace in Oak Orchard, from...

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