Articles on this issue "obituary"
René Girard, one of the most influential Catholic philosophers in the world, died last week at the age of 91. Born in Avignon and a member of the illustriousAcademie Francaise,Girard …read more
Slovakian Cardinal Jan Chryzostom Korec was secretly ordained a bishop; spent years in prison
Pope Francissent a telegram of condolences to the Archbishop of Bratislava and the president of the Episcopal Conference of Slovakia, Stanislav Zvolensky, for the death last Saturday of …read more
Here is the homily given by Cardinal Donald Wuerl at Friday's funeral Mass for Cardinal William Baum, former archbishop of Washington, and the longest serving cardinal of the United States. …read more
Italian Cardinal Francesco Marchisano passed away on Sunday, July 27, in Rome, at the age of 85. To view the video click here URL: …read more
Benedict XVI sent a telegram expressing his condolences at the death of Cardinal Antonio Innocenti, who died Saturday at age 93. Cardinal Innocenti was past prefect of the Congregation for the …read more
Benedict XVI has expressed his sorrow at the death of Cardinal Stephen Fumio Hamao, past president of the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travelers. The cardinal died in Tokyo on Thursday …read more