- Feb 25, 2020
The Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky says the Catholic archbishop is doing well after a seven-hour surgery for his ongoing cancer treatment.
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville told Catholics of the archdiocese that his chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments for his cancer will be completed by Oct. 20 and he will be able to return to Louisville then and prepare for surgery he must undergo Nov. 11.
Family, friends and hundreds of service members in uniform remembered the heroism and self-sacrifice of Luis Alvarez during an emotional funeral Mass for him at Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria in New York City borough of Queens.
A woman makes wigs for children with cancer so they can look like their favorite characters.
A teenager overcomes his cancer diagnosis and treatment and goes on to compete in Irish dancing.
Taking care of those who are sick or struggling with illness requires taking care of the whole person — including their spiritual needs, Pope Francis said.