St. Francis Parish, Belmont
Call Us Free: 1-868-624-7923

Posts Tagged ‘dies’

Nun who received birthday greeting from Pope Francis dies at 110

Florence, Italy, Jun 2, 2017 / 04:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Sister Candida Bellotti, thought to be the oldest nun in the world, died Saturday at the age of 110. Sister Bellotti had celebrated her 110th birthday on Feb. 20, 2017 and received a special birthday greeting from […]

Read more

Rome’s exorcist, Father Gabriel Amorth, dies at age 91

Rome, Italy, Sep 16, 2016 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Gabriel Amorth, the exorcist of the Diocese of Rome who drew worldwide attention, died on Friday at the age of 91. Leaders of the Society of St. Paul remembered him with “great affection and gratitude,” SIR […]

Read more

Sister Nirmala, former head of Missionaries of Charity, dies in India

Kolkata, India, Jun 23, 2015 / 11:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics around the world are mourning the death of Sister Nirmala Joshi, who passed away Tuesday. Sr. Nirmala had succeeded Blessed Teresa of Calcutta as superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, serving in that capacity from […]

Read more

BREAKING: Cardinal Francis George of Chicago dies at 78

Chicago, Ill., Apr 17, 2015 / 12:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Francis George, the Emeritus Archbishop of Chicago, passed away Friday morning after a long batter with cancer. Archbishop Blase Cupich, who currently heads the archdiocese, remembered Cardinal George as “a man of peace, tenacity and courage.” […]

Read more

Lawsuit against national pro-life group dies at the Sixth Circuit Court

Washington D.C., Mar 10, 2015 / 03:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Ruling in favor of a national pro-life group, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a district court’s decision to toss out a defamation lawsuit brought by a former congressman. “Last year the U.S. Supreme […]

Read more

Father Hesburgh, legacy-building Notre Dame president, dies at 97

South Bend, Ind., Mar 3, 2015 / 12:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The University of Notre Dame mourned the death of its former president Father Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., prompting outpourings of appreciation and remembrance for his deeply influential and sometimes controversial legacy. “Although saddened by his loss, I […]

Read more

‘Every five minutes, a Christian dies in the Middle East’

Madrid, Spain, Dec 12, 2014 / 04:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Gabriel Nadaf is a priest of the Greek Orthodox Church. He lives in Nazareth and faces death threats for publicizing the state of Christians in the Middle East. Fr. Nadaf has a 24-hour security escort, the […]

Read more

Former Vatican librarian, a friend of Pope Francis, dies at 91

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Jorge Maria Mejìa, a former prefect of the Vatican Apostolic Library and a longtime friend of Pope Francis, died on Tuesday Dec. 9. The Pope had been visiting the cardinal since the very first days of […]

Read more

Christian leader, friend to Pope Francis dies in motorcycle accident

Christian leader, friend to Pope Francis dies in motorcycle accident

London, England, Jul 21, 2014 / 03:49 pm (CNA).- Tony Palmer, a Protestant Christian leader and a close friend of Pope Francis, passed away in the U.K. on Sunday due to injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. The Order of the Ark Community, an internet-based Christian group […]

Read more

Latest Posts