- Dec 10, 2019
A Franciscan brother who teaches mathematics and physics in rural Kenya has been named Person of the Year by the United Nations in Kenya.
Though not a veteran, Edmundite Brother Francis Hagerty, a spiritual and retreat director based at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont, is active in the Burlington veteran’s group.
The Capuchins have chosen a lay friar as their provincial minister defying canon law and the Congregation for Religious.
Like their founder, St. John Baptist de La Salle, the Christian Brothers must continue their educational mission and restore life to areas where poverty and suffering have taken away the hope of a future, Pope Francis said.
A Peruvian forensic expert said Thursday that a British Catholic missionary and environmental activist died before his body was burned at a youth hostel he ran in the Amazon region.
Peruvian authorities are investigating the death of British De La Salle Brother Paul McAuley, whose burned body was found April 2 in a home he founded for indigenous students in Iquitos, in the northeastern Amazonian region.