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When a baby dies, faith and medicine aim for compassion

Denver, Colo., Jan 19, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Grieving a miscarriage or stillbirth can be heart-wrenching. As awareness of that difficulty grows, medical professionals and clergy strive to offer meaningful ways to help parents mourn. Frequently periods of mourning after a stillbirth or miscarriage are quiet, and perhaps too …

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Hong Kong bishop dies at age 73

Hong Kong, China, Jan 4, 2019 / 02:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong died in hospital Thursday at the age of 73, after suffering liver failure due to cirrhosis. He had been admitted to Canossa (Caritas) Hospital Dec. 27, and died the afternoon of Jan. …

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Bishop Morlino of Madison dies at age 71

Madison, Wis., Nov 25, 2018 / 08:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Robert C. Morlino of Madison died the evening of Saturday, Nov. 24, at St. Mary Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, the diocese has announced. He was 71. On Friday, the Diocese of Madison issued a statement saying that Morlino had …

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'The Message' Bible Translator Eugene Peterson Dies

The Christian author behind The Message Bible translation has died. Eugene Peterson passed away after being admitted into hospice care one week ago. According to his son, the 85-year-old had been in declining health. Peterson wrote at least 35 books in his lifetime, and Relevant Magazine named him “one of …

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Holocaust Survivor Gena Turgel, Consoler of Anne Frank, Dies

LONDON (AP) — Gena Turgel, a Holocaust survivor who comforted Anne Frank at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp before the young diarist’s death and the camp’s liberation a month later, has died. She was 95. Turgel died Thursday, Britain’s chief rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, said on Twitter. The news triggered tributes from …

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