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Celebrity Deaths in Religion

  • Rev. Billy Graham, 99 (1918 - 2018)

    Rev. Billy Graham

    The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, according to The Associated Press. He was 99. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Thomas S. Monson, 90 (1927 - 2018)

    Thomas S. Monson

    Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at his home in Salt Lake City, according to The Associated Press. He was 90. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Ruth Pfau, 87 (1929 - 2017)

    Ruth Pfau

    Ruth Pfau, a German-born nun who was known as the Mother Theresa of Pakistan for devoting her life to efforts to rid that country of leprosy, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Karachi, Pakistan. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Mother Mary Angelica, 92 (1923 - 2016)

    Mother Mary Angelica

    Mother Mary Angelica, a Roman Catholic nun who founded a global religious television network that reaches hundreds of millions of believers, died Easter Sunday of complications after a stroke. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Macel Falwell, 82 (1933 - 2015)

    Macel Falwell

    Macel Falwell, the widow of the Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr., has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 82. LYNCHBURG, Virginia (AP) - Macel Falwell, the widow of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr., has died. She was 82. The Falwell family announced her death Thursday on social media. Jerry Falwell Jr. confirmed his mother's death in an email Friday to The Associated Press and wrote that...

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