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Retired Bishop Thomas V. Daily of Brooklyn dies

DOUGLASTON, N.Y. — Retired Bishop Thomas V. Daily of Brooklyn, who headed the diocese from 1990 until his retirement in 2003, died early May...

Retired Archbishop Niederauer of San Francisco dies

SAN FRANCISCO — Retired Archbishop George H. Niederauer of San Francisco, a longtime English professor and 11-year bishop of Salt Lake City, died May...

Czech Cardinal Vlk dies, was clandestine priest under communist regime

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Czech Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, who washed windows and ministered underground during communism, died of cancer March 18 in Prague...

Plaintiff in Roe v. Wade ruling, who later became pro-life and...

KATY, Texas — Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff “Jane Roe” in the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand, died...

Phyllis Schlafly dies; supported pro-life and conservative causes

WASHINGTON — Phyllis Schlafly, 92, died Sept. 5 at her home in Ladue, Missouri, outside St. Louis, according the Eagle Forum, an organization she...

Cardinal Macharski, 89, retired archbishop of Krakow, dies

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Franciszek Macharski, the retired successor to St. John Paul II as archbishop of Krakow, died Aug. 2 at...

Chinese priest dies under mysterious circumstances

HONG KONG — A Catholic priest who once operated a website that ran afoul of Chinese authorities has died under mysterious circumstances. On Nov. 11,...

Father Leo Philip McGann, a retired priest of diocese, dies at...

Dialog reporter Father Leo Philip McGann, a retired priest of the Diocese of Wilmington, died June 13 at Virtua Memorial Hospice Unit in Mount Laurel,...

Mercy Sister Mary Ann Walsh, Vatican correspondent, church spokeswoman, dies

Catholic News Service ALBANY, N.Y. — Mercy Sister Mary Ann Walsh, who went from hometown schoolteacher to Vatican correspondent, lived out her drive to be...

Cardinal Francis E. George, retired archbishop of Chicago, dies at 78

CHICAGO — Cardinal Francis E. George, the retired archbishop of Chicago who was the first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, died April 17...

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