Once a loved one dies, perhaps the biggest question becomes: What is an appropriate funeral, and how should it be carried out? In some cases, that question has been addressed in advance, but in other cases, it hasn’t.
A man who shot and killed Daniel Enriquez, 48, on a Q train in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, May 22 was still at large after what appeared to be a random act of violence, according to authorities. It was the fourth subway homicide since Jan. 1.
On April 21, Texas executed a 78-year-old inmate, Carl Buntion, by lethal injection shortly after the governor of Tennessee temporarily blocked the execution of a 72-year-old prisoner, Oscar Smith, citing issues with preparations of the lethal drugs to be used.
A Dominican priest serving ethnic groups in Vietnam’s Central Highlands was stabbed to death while he was hearing confession.
D. Anne Jones knew she wanted to use her gift of painting portraits to help others in some way. Losing her daughter in 2019, becoming guardian of her granddaughter and moving to a new part of Indiana in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic proved only to strengthen Jones’ faith and her calling.