Visiting Nigerian Bishop Hopeful About Peace

On a 10-day U.S. tour to raise awareness about life in Muslim-dominated northern Nigeria, Bishop Matthew H. Kukah of Sokoto Diocese, visited Nigerians in Brooklyn to talk about the need for education, solidarity and prayers. The tour was sponsored by Aid to the Church in Need.

Tablet TALK: Keeping Msgr. Quinn’s Memory Alive

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights two new relics in Hollis, an upcoming Marian observance in Middle Village, a visiting Nigerian bishop in Brooklyn, the winners of an anti-litter contest and much more.

Tablet TALK: St. Joseph’s Feast in Glendale

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a St. Joseph’s Day celebration in Glendale and an Easter Sunday concert in Red Hook, has details on Mercy Home’s Annual Luncheon and McAuley H.S.’s upcoming reunion, and much more.

Msgr. James Ryan Was a Priest for 67 Years

A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. James W. Ryan, 92, pastor emeritus of St. Fortunata’s Church, East New York/New Lots, was celebrated June 26 at Queen of Peace Residence, Queens Village, where he had been living. He died June 20.