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Staff Report Perhaps one of this publication’s most moving stories of the past couple years involved a non-Catholic and a story not entirely tied to religion. The story of this Throwback Thursday is Lauren Hill. An Indiana native, and standout student-athlete in high school, Hill was diagnosed with, and later died of,

Staff Report Lauren Hill, the Mount St. Joseph University basketball player who’s battled with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) captivated the nation before her death earlier this year, was not likely to be forgotten by anyone who knew her story. A collaboration between The Mount and fellow Catholic institution Xavier University was crucial

Just two weeks after stealing the national spotlight with a pair of layups Nov. 2, 2014 against Hiram College, Mount St. Joseph University freshman basketball player Lauren Hill was already showing some signs of decline. On Nov. 18, 2014 at Mount St. Joseph for a check presentation, Hill was wearing

Staff Report The Cure Starts Now Foundation confirmed media reports early Friday that Lauren Hill, a Mount St. Joseph University freshman basketball player who suffered from a fatal brain cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glimoa, died overnight. Hill was 19.

Staff Report On Sunday, Feb. 22, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will celebrate the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion with 857 adults and children seeking entrance into the Roman Catholic Church.

Staff Report Below are news and notes from Around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. ESPN, V Foundation, announce grant in honor of Lauren Hill The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, and ESPN announced a grant of $100,000 to fund pediatric brain cancer

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The bright lights of national media rarely focus on Division III college basketball, but on Nov. 2, 116 members of said media were credentialed for a Mount St. Joseph University women’s basketball game. The attention had little to do with the actual contest between

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Lauren Hill, the Mount St. Joseph University freshman dying of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), has issued a challenge to the world to help raise funds for the rare form of brain cancer that is killing her.

I’m not dying. I don’t know what it is like to hear a doctor tell you that you have a finite number of tomorrows, and he has an estimate for just how many. The phrase, “There’s nothing we can do” has not been uttered to me or a member of

Lauren Hill is a freshman member of Mount St. Joseph University's women's basketball team. She is dying of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma and hopes to play in a collegiate game during the time she has left. (Courtesy Photo/The Cure Starts Now Foundation)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  By now, most people have heard the story of Lauren Hill. Thanks to collaboration of two of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Catholic universities, more people will be able to witness a key moment in that story and more money will be raised for research