- Feb 23, 2020
Before an unusually small congregation of mourners, a funeral Mass for Cardinal Bernard Law was celebrated behind the main altar in St. Peter’s Basilica on Thursday afternoon.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 25 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in El Paso for Rogelio Martinez, the Border Patrol officer who died of injuries to his head and elsewhere on his body.
ROME — A seasoned and successful Vatican diplomat and expert in heraldry, Italian Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo died Nov. 19 in Rome at age 92. Pope Francis sent a telegram of condolence Nov. 20 to the cardinal’s sister, Adriana Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, expressing his “sincere admiration” for the cardinal, “who lived with fidelity
Here are eight questions and answers from the U.S. Bishops’ Secretariat of Divine Worship on what a new instruction from the Vatican on cremation and the handling of ashes actually means for Catholics on a practical basis.
Sister Paula Merrill was laid to rest in Kentucky and her long-time friend and co-worker, Sister Margaret Held, was mourned in Wisconsin on Friday, a week after the nuns were stabbed to death in their home in Durant, Mississippi.
A Catholic nun raped and beaten amid anti-Christian violence in 2008 says Archbishop Raphael Cheenath, who died last Sunday at 81, deeply shared her “pain and anguish,” while Cheenath’s successor, who’s also the nun’s uncle, says he hopes one day Cheenath will be declared a saint.