Leroy Jenkins was born on February 19, 1934 and died on June 21, 2017. He was an American televangelist and preacher. He was popular in the 1960s and 1970s. Jenkins was known for his faith healing, through the use of “miracle water”. Jenkins’ television program can be seen on stations across the U.S. and internationally ..
John Raphael Quinn was born on March 28, 1929 and died on June 22, 2017. He was a Roman Catholic bishop. Quinn was the Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of San Francisco; Quinn served as the archdiocese’s sixth archbishop from 1977 to 1995. He also served as Archbishop of Oklahoma City from 1971 to 1977 ..
Rodolfo Fontiveros Beltran was born on November 11, 1948 and died on June 17, 2017. He was a Roman Catholic bishop. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1976, Beltran served Vicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines, from 2006 to 2012. Beltran then served as bishop of San Fernando de la Union from 2012 until his ..
Swami Atmasthananda was born on May 10, 1919, at Sabajpur, near Dhaka and died on June 18, 2017. He was the fifteenth president of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission. e received spiritual initiation (mantra diksha) in 1938 from Vijnanananda (a monastic disciple of Ramakrishna). He joined the Ramakrishna Order at Belur Math on ..
Ivan Dias was born on April 14, 1936 and died on June 19, 2017. He was an Indian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Dias was Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples from 2006 to 2011, Archbishop of Bombay from 1996 to 2006, and before that a papal diplomat in the Balkans, ..
Leopoldo Sumaylo Tumalak was born on September 29, 1944, in Santander, Cebu and died on June 17, 2017. He was a Filipino Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines. Tumulak was the incumbent Military Ordinariate of the Philippines since 2005 until his death in 2017. He was ordained as priest on March 30, 1970. ..
Kuriakose Kunnacherry was born on September 11, 1928, in Kaduthuruthy, India and died on June 14, 2017. He was a Syro-Malabar Catholic hierarch. He was ordained in 1955, Kuriakose became Coadjutor Bishop of Kottayam in 1967. And also served as the Titular Bishop of Cephas. During May 1974 Kunnacherry became bishop of Kottayam, becoming the ..
Ann Louise Gilligan was born in Dublin, Ireland and died on June 15, 2017. She was an Irish feminist theologian. Gilligan was working at Saint Patrick’s College, Drumcondra (part of Dublin City University). She was a former nun, Gilligan was the wife of Katherine Zappone T.D.. In Zappone and Gilligan v. Revenue Commissioners (2006), they ..
Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann M.M. was born on February 5, 1933 and died on June 8, 2017. He was a Nicaraguan diplomat, politician and Catholic priest of the Maryknoll Missionary Society. He served as the President of the United Nations General Assembly from September 2008 to September 2009, he presided over the 63rd Session of the ..
Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, Michael Garmatis was born on April 4, 1928 and died on June 2, 2017 He was Metropolitan of Chicago under the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople until his death on June 2, 2017. He died at the Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago following surgical complications. Iakovos Garmatis passed away at ..