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Dr. Joseph J. McGowan, president of Bellarmine University, Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O., and Archbishop Thomas Kelly during the ceremony at which Brother Hart received an honorary degree from Bellarmine University on May 10, 2003. (Courtesy of Bellarmine University)
Joseph McAuley
For decades, Patrick Hart was the literary executor of Thomas Merton's works and the custodian of the legacy of the 20th century’s most prominent religious seekers and teachers.
European Parliament employees set up a portrait of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl before an European ceremony in Strasbourg on July 1. The ceremony was followed by a requiem Mass at the cathedral in Speyer, Germany. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.
Mourners from across the continent praised Helmut Kohl's vision for a united Europe
Jimmy Breslin in his New York City apartment in 2004. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Joseph McAuley
Breslin, the legendary New York reporter and columnist, died last week at 88.
Politics & SocietyVideo
America Video
Hundreds gathered in New York to say farewell to legendary peace activist and priest, Daniel Berrigan, S.J.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service

"Olga Woltering was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and good friend to many," the family said.

FaithIn All Things
The Editors
With the death of Father Fitzmyer, the biblical guild has lost another giant.