- Jun 18, 2021
The body of a Massachusetts police officer who drowned while trying rescue a teenager who had fallen into a pond was brought to a church for his funeral Mass on Thursday in a horse-drawn carriage as hundreds of fellow officers looked on.
Cardinal Christian Tumi’s funeral was held on Monday at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Douala, Cameroon.
Mourners remembered activist John Hume on Wednesday, celebrating the visionary politician who devoted his life to peace and forged the agreement that ended violence in his native Northern Ireland.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI followed the funeral of his brother, Georg Ratzinger, via live streaming.
A funeral is to be held in Germany next week for the Monsignor Georg Ratzinger, the older brother of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI who died Wednesday at the age of 96.
Retired Metropolitan-Archbishop Stephen Sulyk was recalled at his April 13 funeral as “a diligent and demanding pastor” who undertook “his service with great responsibility, seriousness and sternness.”
Retired Bishop Richard G. Lennon of Cleveland lived his call to service by loving his brothers and sisters to whom he ministered throughout his priesthood, recalled Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Burlington, Vermont.
Cardinal William J. Levada was remembered as a friend, family member, pastor and churchman who was “truly present to the core of his being.”