- Jul 8, 2020
The Department of Health and Social Services late in the evening of March 26 announced the first long-term care facility coronavirus-related death in Delaware and the first outbreak of positive cases in such a facility in the state.
So many people are keeping a close watch on the impact of coronavirus in Italy and elsewhere, but few are paying closer attention than Father Stanislao Esposito. The pastor of St. John the Baptist-Holy Angels Parish in Newark, Delaware, was born in Naples and his mother, Teresa, 83, two sisters and a brother are among family members who currently live in his native country.
City officials in Rehoboth Beach are violating a Catholic group’s constitutional right to free exercise of religion by banning its Nativity display on city property, according to the First Liberty Institute.
It’s been nine years since the trial that nearly killed John Vai.
He sat for depositions by church attorneys who called him a greedy liar and accused him of enticing the priest. He saw a secret he’d spent 40 years trying to forget splashed across the pages of his hometown newspaper. In a Delaware courtroom, over six weeks, he laid bare the details of his sexual abuse as a teen by Father Francis G. DeLuca, a religion teacher at St. Elizabeth’s in Wilmington.
A Delaware man has been sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting an elderly Catholic priest.
Guiding Eyes for the Blind is a New York-based group that places the dogs with people who need their help.