Magazine article National Catholic Reporter

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Magazine article National Catholic Reporter

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CARDINAL JOHN J. O'CONNOR of New York had a small tumor removed from the surface of his brain, but doctors "determined that no other areas of the body were affected," according to a statement released Sept. 4 by the cardinal's spokesman, Joseph Zwilling. The statement said the cardinal had been released earlier that day from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. But it also said the cardinal would begin radiation therapy shortly and continue it "over the next several weeks."

ACTOR MARTIN SHEEN will receive the lifetime achievement award from Catholics in Media at the group's annual award presentation, scheduled for Oct. 3. Cardinal Roger M. Mahony of Los Angeles will celebrate Mass at the Universal Sheraton Hotel in the Los Angeles suburb of Universal City prior to the awards luncheon. "Joan of Arc," the CBS miniseries, which captured 13 Emmy nominations, will receive an award in the television category. The movie "Down in the Delta" has been named to receive the feature film award, and Paulist Fr. Ellwood "Bud" Kieser will receive the group's Board of Directors Award.

252 CHILDREN arrived for the first day of classes Aug. 30 at Holy Angels School in Indianapolis. Their school, which nearly dosed 12 years ago, was completely rebuilt, making it the only known Catholic innercity school to be built in the country in the past 40 years. Of the funds for the $3.2 million building, $1.2 million came from the archdiocesan Building Communities of Hope campaign. …

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