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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 died...

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. Born...

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 Nijmegen,...

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...

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 province....

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. He...