- Dec 1, 2020
Carmelite Father Peter Hinde, honored for his decades of ministry in Latin America, died Nov. 19 of COVID-19. He was 97.
The late Jerry John Rawlings, the military leader who led Ghana from 1981 to 2001, once aspired to the priesthood.
Cardinal Raul Vela Chiriboga, retired archbishop of Quito, Ecuador, died Nov. 15 at the age of 86.
When the death of Alex Trebek — beloved longtime host of “Jeopardy!” — was announced, celebrities and fans around the country took to social media to express their grief.
Retired Bishop Arturo Lona Reyes of Tehuantepec — known as “bishop of the poor” and famed for promoting an indigenous church — died Oct. 31. He was one day shy of his 95th birthday and had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in October.
Malaysia’s first and only cardinal, Cardinal Anthony Soter Fernandez, died Oct. 28 at the age of 88.