- May 10, 2021
Rachel Zoll, who for 17 years as religion writer for The Associated Press endeared herself to colleagues, competitors and sources with her warm heart and world-class reporting skills, died Friday in Amherst, Massachusetts, after a three-year bout with brain cancer. She was 55.
South Korean Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, retired archbishop of Seoul, died April 27 at the age of 89.
Cardinal Sebastian Koto Khoarai, the first and only cardinal from Lesotho, died April 17 at the age of 91 in Mazenod, Lesotho.
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.
Catholic bishops in Uganda are mourning Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Kampala, who was found dead in his room April 3.
Cameroon’s Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi on April 3 at the age of 91.
Father David M. Knight, the oldest priest of the Diocese of Memphis, died in Guatemala March 21. He was 90.
Maryknoll Sister Janice McLaughlin, who ministered in southern Africa for nearly 40 years and later became president of her religious order, died March 7 in Maryknoll, New York, at age 79. No cause of death was given.