- John L. Allen Jr.
- Apr 7, 2021
With the death on Tuesday of the 93-year-old Father Hans Küng, liberal post-Vatican II Catholicism has lost its muse, and the entire Church has lost someone who never failed to make things more interesting.
Father Reggie Foster was living proof that being indispensable is the ultimate get-out-of-jail-free card.
Glenmary Father John Rausch recognized early in his time as a missionary in Appalachia that people were facing severe environmental and economic challenges and devoted his ministry to seeking solutions and calling attention to their predicament.
Barbara Stinson Lee, former editor of the Intermountain Catholic, Salt Lake City’s diocesan newspaper, died Jan. 2 after a brief illness. She was 68.
German-speaking Catholics paid tribute to Father Johann Baptist Metz, the veteran theologian who died Dec. 2 in Munster, Germany, at age 91.
Bishop Paul D. Sirba of Duluth, Minnesota, died at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth Dec. 1. He was 59.
Retired Bishop John J. Snyder, who led the Diocese of St. Augustine for more than 20 years, died Sept. 27, on the feast of St. Vincent de Paul. He was 93.
Sister Carol Hoverman, a Sister of St. Francis, who was at the forefront of Catholic communications for over three decades, died Oct. 3. She was 80 and had been in religious life for 63 years.