Posts Tagged: Catholic

Turning ‘pitiful’ into ‘beautiful,’ Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley used the tension of the tawdry

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. – Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in

Turning ‘pitiful’ into ‘beautiful,’ Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley used the tension of the tawdry

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. – Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in

Auschwitz survivor Kazimierz Smolen, 91, dies on 67th liberation anniversary of concentration camp memorial site he managed

OSWIECIM, Poland – Kazimierz Smolen, a 91-year-old Auschwitz survivor who after World War II became director of the memorial site, has died on the 67th anniversary of its liberation. Smolen died in a hospital in Oswiecim, the southern Polish town

Auschwitz survivor Kazimierz Smolen, 91, dies on 67th liberation anniversary of concentration camp memorial site he managed

OSWIECIM, Poland – Kazimierz Smolen, a 91-year-old Auschwitz survivor who after World War II became director of the memorial site, has died on the 67th anniversary of its liberation. Smolen died in a hospital in Oswiecim, the southern Polish town

Journalist Mary Raftery, 54, revealed child physical and sexual abuse in Irish industrial schools

DUBLIN, Ireland – The death has taken place in Dublin of renowned journalist and broadcaster Mary Raftery. She died at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin in the early hours of this morning after an illness. She was 54. One of

Journalist Mary Raftery, 54, revealed child physical and sexual abuse in Irish industrial schools

DUBLIN, Ireland – The death has taken place in Dublin of renowned journalist and broadcaster Mary Raftery. She died at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin in the early hours of this morning after an illness. She was 54. One of

Pope John Paul II’s best boyhood buddy, Jerzy Kluger, a Catholic, dies at 90

ROME – Jerzy Kluger, a Polish-born Jew who was a lifetime friend and childhood playmate of the late Pope John Paul II and who lost much of his family to Nazi death camps, has died in a Rome clinic, his

Pope John Paul II’s best boyhood buddy, Jerzy Kluger, a Catholic, dies at 90

ROME – Jerzy Kluger, a Polish-born Jew who was a lifetime friend and childhood playmate of the late Pope John Paul II and who lost much of his family to Nazi death camps, has died in a Rome clinic, his

Rosary always ready for her grandchildren, Anna Duffner, 85, made loving meals

ORLAND PARK, Ill. – Anna Duffner was the warm-hearted kind of matriarch who received calls from her grandchildren when they were facing a tough test at school. “Grandma,” they’d ask, “can you say a prayer for me?’’ Even when they

Rosary always ready for her grandchildren, Anna Duffner, 85, made loving meals

ORLAND PARK, Ill. – Anna Duffner was the warm-hearted kind of matriarch who received calls from her grandchildren when they were facing a tough test at school. “Grandma,” they’d ask, “can you say a prayer for me?’’ Even when they

Cardinal John Foley provided commentary for Vatican’s Christmas Midnight Mass

PHILADELPHIA — Cardinal John Foley, who for 25 years was the voice for American viewers of the Vatican’s Christmas Midnight Mass and who led an ancient Catholic order in the Holy Land, died Sunday. He was 76.Foley died at the

Cardinal John Foley provided commentary for Vatican’s Christmas Midnight Mass

PHILADELPHIA — Cardinal John Foley, who for 25 years was the voice for American viewers of the Vatican’s Christmas Midnight Mass and who led an ancient Catholic order in the Holy Land, died Sunday. He was 76.Foley died at the