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Thumbnail joseph bischetti A life to be cherished

I hadn’t been to Holy Cross Cemetery since I visited my younger brother’s grave many years ago. Hidden from the view of the 405 Freeway, it was...

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Thumbnail archbishop george niederauer courtesy of the archdiocese of san francisco cna Archbishop Niederauer remembered for his service to the Church

San Francisco, Calif., May 3, 2017 / 12:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After battling lung disease, Archbishop Emeritus George H. Niederauer of San...

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Thumbnail cardinal carlo caffarra emeritus archbishop of bologna cna Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, second of four 'dubia' cardinals, dies at 79

On Tuesday the Vatican announced that Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, has died at the age of 79.  He was known for...

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Thumbnail cardinal joachim meisner credit raimond spekking cc by sa 40 cna Cardinal Joachim Meisner, one of four 'dubia’ cardinals, dies at age 83

Bad Füssing, Germany, Jul 5, 2017 / 05:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Joachim Meisner, archbishop emeritus of Cologne, Germany and one of four...

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Thumbnail cardinal velasio de paolis celebrated the closing mass of the legionaries of christs general chapter meeting in rome feb Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, canon law scholar, dies at age 81

Rome, Italy, Sep 9, 2017 / 09:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Saturday that Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, C.S., prefect emeritus of the...

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Thumbnail michael novak courtesy of franciscan university of steubenvile cna Catholic thinker Michael Novak remembered with gratitude

Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2017 / 02:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The theologian, philosopher and Catholic commentator Michael Novak died Friday, drawing...

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Thumbnail brother francis skip matthews Chaminade College Preparatory mourns loss of Brother Skip Matthews

The students and faculty of Chaminade College Preparatory in West Hills are mourning the loss of a religious brother who energetically served for...

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Thumbnail father gregory Father Gregory Coiro, former teacher and media relations spokesperson, dies

Father Gregory Louis Coiro, O.F.M. Cap., former head of media relations for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, died Sept. 9. He was 63. Known for his...

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Thumbnail father thomas anslow Father Thomas C. Anslow, canon lawyer for archdiocese, dies at 71

On April 28, Father Thomas C. Anslow, CM, died on April 28, after more than 40 years of service to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He was...

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Thumbnail bishop emeritus franciso san diego of pasig diocese died at cardinal santos hospital on aug 26 2015 credit catholic bishops conference philippines cna 8 26 15 Filipinos mourn the death of pioneer Bishop Francisco San Diego of Pasig

Catholics in the Philippines are mourning Wednesday's death of Bishop Francisco San Diego, who founded the Diocese of Pasig in 2003 and led it...

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Thumbnail father arne panula the former us vicar of opus dei courtesy of opus dei cna Former US head of Opus Dei dies at 71

Washington D.C., Jul 20, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Arne Panula, the former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei, passed away at his Washington,...

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Thumbnail memorial mass 5 for mother angelica at our lady of the angels chapel on march 30 2016 credit ewtn cna 3 30 16 1 Funeral marks Mother Angelica's life as a 'faithful bride' to Jesus

Mother Angelica’s life must be viewed in reference to Jesus, the homilist at her funeral Mass said on Friday. “We cannot understand Mother...

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Thumbnail william peter blatty 1974 credit larry ellis getty images cna How the Catholic author of 'The Exorcist' saw good and evil

Washington D.C., Jan 13, 2017 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- William Peter Blatty, whose fictionalized vision of demonic possession and Catholic...

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Thumbnail sister alice marie quinn In memory of Sister Alice Marie

Sister Alice Maire Quinn, a Daughter of Charity, founded St. Vincent Meal on Wheels in 1977 and continued bringing love to those in need into her...

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Thumbnail sister of mercy credit diocese of saginaw flickr cc by nd 20 cna Michigan nun killed in hit-and-run remembered for her faith

Michigan nun Sister Joseph Marie Ruessman of the Alma Sisters of Mercy, who was killed in a hit-and-run on Thursday, was remembered for her...

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Thumbnail msgr jeremiah murphy Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, priest for more than 50 years, dies at 79

Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, a faithful servant of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles known for his love for the priesthood, rigorous intellectual...

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Thumbnail carmenhernandez190716 Neocatechumenal Way co-founder Carmen Hernandez dies at 85

Madrid, Spain, Jul 19, 2016 / 11:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Carmen Hernandez, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, died today at home in Madrid,...

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Thumbnail officer steven mcdonald credit tiocfaidh ar la 1916 via flickr cc by nd 20 cna New York police officer remembered for his example of mercy

New York City, N.Y., Jan 17, 2017 / 12:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Thousands gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Friday to...

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