- Catholic News Service
- Jan 11, 2020
Maryknoll Sister Janet Carroll, who founded and led the U.S. Catholic China Bureau for 20 years and worked with Chinese priests and nuns studying in the United States, died May 28 in Ossining. She was 85.
Jean Vanier, who was 90, died from cancer Tuesday morning in a facility in Paris run by the L’Arche community that he founded in 1964.
Jesuit Father James V. Schall, who retired in 2012 after a long tenure as a professor of political philosophy at Georgetown University in Washington, died April 17. He was 91.
Retired Bishop Francis A. Quinn of Sacramento, California, who headed the Northern California diocese from 1980 to 1994 and later spent 13 years ministering to Native Americans in the Diocese of Tucson, died March 21 at age 97.
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Rene A. Valero of Brooklyn, the diocese’s first bishop of Hispanic heritage, died March 10 at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He was 88.
Whatever one makes of Cardinal Godfried Dannneel’s politics or his role in the clerical abuse scandals, he was a real gentleman.