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Press Release Archdiocese of Cincinnati Father Gerald “Jerry” R. Niklas died Saturday, August 15. He was 81. Father Niklas was born on October 17, 1933 in Cincinnati. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Norwood. He was ordained
Staff Report Carla J. (Holzman) Conlon, mother of the Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of Joliet, Illinois, died Monday. She was 85. Carla Conlon leaves behind her husband of 67 years Robert J. Conlon and six children.
By Mark Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Cardinal William W. Baum, the archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980, died July 23 at the age of 88 after a long illness. He was a cardinal for 39 years — the longest such tenure in U.S. church history. Cardinal Baum witnessed
By Mary Rezac & Michelle Bauman Catholic News Agency Many journalists would say they have a passion for truth, but for Sr. Mary Ann Walsh, that took on added significance as she worked for the Church she loved. Ubiquitous in the world of U.S. Catholic media, Sr. Walsh was well-known