William Henry Keeler was born on March 4, 1931, and died on March 23, 2017. He was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, from 1989 to 2007 and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1994. On July 12, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI accepted Keeler’s resignation and ..
John Jeremiah McRaith was born on December 6, 1934, in Hutchinson, Minnesota and died on March 19, 2017. He was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. McRaith served as Bishop of Owensboro from 1982 to 2009. His parents were Arthur Luke McRaith and Marie (née Hanley) McRaith. John grew up with three siblings. ..
Terence Edward Finlay died on March 20, 2017. He was a Canadian Anglican bishop. Finlay served as Metropolitan of Ontario and Archbishop of Toronto from 2000 to 2004. Terence Finlay graduated from University of Western Ontario in 1959, where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. Finlay became a priest in the Anglican ..
Ivan Grubišić was born on June 20, 1936 and died on March 19, 2017. He was a Croatian Roman Catholic priest, sociologist, and politician. Ivan served in the Croatian Parliament from 2011 to 2015. Ivan Grubišić passed away at 80 ..
Monsignor Vincent N. Foy was born on August 14, 1915 , and died on March 13, 2017. He was a Canadian Roman Catholic cleric and theologian. Foy was a regular writer and teacher on the intrinsic evil of artificial contraception, and strongly upheld Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae vitae when the Canadian Conference of Catholic ..
Luigi Barbarito was born on April 19, 1922, in Atripalda and died on March 12, 2017. He was an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Barbarito was most noted for his career, spanning four decades between 1969 and 1997, as an Apostolic Nuncio for the Holy See. He studied at the seminary of the ..
Jacques Louis Marie Joseph Fihey was born on October 1, 1931, and died on February 12, 2017. He was a Roman Catholic bishop. Fihey was ordained to the priesthood in 1955. He served as auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Marseille, France, from 1977 to 1989. Then, he served as bishop of the ..
Eamonn Casey was born on April 24, 1927, in County Kerry and died on March 13, 2017. He was a Roman Catholic bishop emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh in Ireland. Casey was educated in Limerick and in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Limerick on June 17, 1951, ..
Alfonso Humberto Robles Cota was born on October 30, 1931 and died on January 5, 2017. He was a Roman Catholic bishop. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1955, Robles Cota served as bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tepic, Mexico, from 1981 to 2008. He died in Guadalajara, Mexico. Alfonso Humberto Robles ..
Edna Rose Ritchings was born in 1925 and died on March 4, 2017. She was the symbolic maintainer of the International Peace Mission movement. Rose Ritchings was also known as ‘Sweet Angel’ in the movement, or as Mrs. S. A. Divine or Mother Divine because she was the widow of the movement’s leader, Father Divine. ..