For Loyola’s Sister Jean, pandemic is new territory


CHICAGO (AP) — Even to Sister Jean, the nun who became a star during Loyola Chicago’s run to the Final Four two years ago, this is new territory. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought big chunks of the world to a near standstill. The 100-year-old Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt has been staying busy. She urged people to practice social distancing in a video released this week by the school.