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Category: Death

Retired English Bishop Dies Of Covid-19

By Simon Caldwell – A retired English bishop has died from COVID-19 a week after he tested positive for the virus at his nursing home. He was 88. Retired Auxiliary Bishop Vincent Malone of Liverpool...

Father Boniface Isaho Rest in Peace

By Bishop Joseph Mary Kizito – Father Boniface Kasali Isaho of Aliwal North died on April 26 at the age of 56 in his home diocese of Butembu-Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

Fr Kees Keijsper OP Rest in Peace

By Fr Harry Penninx OP – Dominican Father Kees Keijsper quietly passed away on March 14 at the age of 83. Cornelis Nicolaas Petrus Keijsper, or Kees, was born on December 20, 1936, in...

Sr Helga Thomas OP Rest in Peace

Dominican Sister Helga Thomas died on April 1 at the age of 78. Hildegard Roswitha Thomas was born on October 22 1941 in Homburg-Erbach in Germany’s Saarland region, the youngest of six children. Her...

Father John Nolan OMI, Rest in Peace

Oblate Father John Nolan, who served 54 years in the archdiocese of Bloemfontein, died at 84 in Dublin on April 8. His death was the fourth Covid-19-related death of an Oblate in the Anglo-Irish...

Father Joseph Leathem Rest in Peace

By Fr Neil Frank OMI – Father Joseph Leathem died unexpectedly on March 16, after just two nights in hospital. He would have turned 85 on April 29. His death took everybody by surprise....

Br Raimund Berchtenbereiter CMM Rest in Peace

Mariannhill Missionaries Brother Raimund Berchtenbereiter, the previous head of the tailor workshop at his congregation’s monastery in KwaZulu-Natal, died at the age of 79 on April 4, 2020 in Reimlingen, Germany. Born on June...

Human Rights Champion Mike Auret Dies

Mike Auret, the long-serving chairman of Zimbabwe’s Justice & Peace Commission, parliamentarian and outspoken opponent of President Robert Mugabe, died on April 10, Good Friday, in Ireland. He was 83. Mr Auret led J&P...

Br Evenie Turner OFM Rest in Peace

By Rupert Borman – Franciscan Brother Evenie Turner of Port Elizabeth died on Sunday, March 29, at the age of 56. Born to Venus Rose Turner in 1963, he was the eldest of five...