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Sam Lucero - Catholic News Service
Michael R. Lovell had been battling sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, for three years. He died June 9 in Italy while on a Jesuit formation pilgrimage with members of the Society of Jesus and the Jesuit university’s board of trustees.
Denver Nuggets' Dan Issel, left, guards Portland Trail Blazers' Bill Walton as Walton moves towards the basket during their game in Portland, Ore., Feb. 12, 1978.
Arts & CultureNews
Michael O’Brien
“I wanted to be a basketball player, be a hippie, on tour with The Grateful Dead, be an adventurer. I didn’t spend my life trying to be the richest guy on Earth,” Walton once said about himself.
OSV News
Jesuit Father William J. Byron, known for his leadership of Jesuit institutions of higher learning, died at Manresa Hall, the health center of the Jesuit community at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia April 9.
George P. Matysek Jr. - OSV News
Father Haig recalled a story told to him by family members about how at age 5 he had already declared that he wanted to be a Jesuit astrophysicist when he grew up.
FaithLast Take
William Critchley-Menor, S.J.Patrice Critchley-Menor
It is an extraordinary testament to a person’s pastoral care when they are remembered as someone who was a steady presence in the most difficult times.
Charles Osgood, anchor of CBS's "Sunday Morning," poses for a portrait on the set in New York on March 28, 1999. Osgood, who anchored the popular news magazine's for more than two decades, was host of the long-running radio program “The Osgood File” and was referred to as CBS News’ poet-in-residence, has died. He was 91. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, File)
Arts & CultureLast Take
Traug Keller
Jesuit education instills values of empathy and service. Charles Osgood didn’t miss that class: Those values ran deep and long in him.