- Apr 4, 2020
Jesuit Father Joseph A. O’Hare, Fordham University’s longest serving president under whose tenure enrollment climbed, student academic achievement advanced and the institution conducted its first comprehensive fundraising campaign, died March 29 at age 89.
Kenyan Catholics are mourning the death of Archbishop Raphael Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki, 88, the retired Nairobi archbishop who died March 30 after a long illness.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jesuit Father John P. Langan, who became a respected expert on the Catholic Church’s teaching on the just-war tradition and Christian ethics throughout nearly 40 years as a professor, died March 20 at age 79. The longtime professor of philosophy and Christian ethics at Georgetown University often
A Franciscan friar who was on his way to join a new religious community in New York became Washington’s first COVID-19 fatality March 20 and the first known U.S. Catholic cleric to die after contracting the coronavirus.
Retired Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk of Cincinnati, an educator and author whose work focused on explaining the Catholic faith to wider audiences, died March 22 at age 85.
Catholic leaders paid tribute to Archbishop Peter Smith, vice president of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, who died March 6 after a short illness.