At our weakest, we had no social script to lean on and no ritual to follow, because the rules for pregnancy loss have been different than all other types of death.
Euthanasia is on the rise in Belgium, and around the world, prompting a Catholic charity to terminate the sufferer in order to eradicate suffering.
Fighting back, an almost elvish humor, and staying in the game—this was vintage Mike Cromartie, even in the first months of his nearly four-decade career in the nation’s capital.
‘Harry Potter’ and ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ actor Robert Hardy was a timeless performer who studied under J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.
United Kingdom infant Charlie Gard’s parent’s announced today their baby boy has died, just a week short of his first birthday.
Joe Rago, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal writer who died last week at the too-young age of 34, used his ample talents to rouse readers and policy-makers alike.
Without director George Romero, there would have been no ‘The Lost Boys,’ nor scores of other horror movies that sought to make sense of what is going on with the world.
This couple in Hong Kong tried to give their tiny son a proper burial, but then the government intervened.
On June 13, Philadelphia public transit advocate Peter Javsicas was killed when a car in the Center City neighborhood jumped a curb and struck him.
The renowned and sought-after scholar was more than an intellectual giant—he was a humble and considerate friend as well.
The scope of the loss is a little hard to fathom because the reach of Peter Lawler’s influence was far greater than a casual observer of his work could have seen.
At both the beginning and end of life, everything else fades into the background as the focus turns to what matters most.
With Mary Tyler Moore’s death came not grief, but a kind of bittersweet remembrance of times past. She wasn’t just an actress who played a character, she was the setting of our lives.
If you have nothing to die for and no hope after death, you have no reason to live.
These transitions are wistful and a little frightening. But after the year we’ve had, I greet them with reverence and wonder.
Nat Hentoff was widely known as a muckraking journalist, a defender of free speech and the Bill of Rights but, most of all, as a passionate advocate for jazz.
I am a fan of many of the celebrities who died, but it did seem a little over the top to say 2016 was worse than any other year. Then November 11 came.
The loss of Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher so close together, the week of Christmas, is a terrible shock and leaves millions of fans reeling.
The liberalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide policy to cover the mentally ill is leading us down a dark path—one that offers death instead of hope.
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