‘Forever a Spartan’: Funeral held for Michigan State victimFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a church Tuesday for the funeral of a 19-year-old Detroit-area woman, an aspiring doctor who was one of three students fatally shot last week at Michigan State University.
Funerals held for victims of Michigan State campus attackFebruary 18, 2023 GMT
GROSSE POINTE FARMS, Mich. (AP) — The first funerals were held Saturday for students who were killed in this week's mass shooting at Michigan State University.
Slain Milwaukee police officer’s family speaks at funeralFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — The family of a Milwaukee police officer fatally shot in a gun battle with a robbery suspect praised him as they recalled him at his funeral Monday.
At Nichols’ funeral, Black America’s grief on public displayFebruary 3, 2023 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The sound of the djembe drums started as a low tremble and grew more distinct as the musicians drew closer to the hundreds gathered inside the Memphis church.
Live updates | Funeral for Tyre NicholsFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Live Updates on the funeral for Tyre Nichols (all times local):
Many mourners wiped away tears as Tyre Nichols ' sisters, brothers and parents shared their memories at the funeral of the Black man who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers.
Pell mourned at Sydney cathedral day before funeral, protestFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Mourners paid their respects to Cardinal George Pell in a Sydney cathedral Wednesday a day before the funeral and interment of a polarizing church leader who was once the most senior Catholic convicted of sex abuse.
Police ask court to ban protest at Cardinal’s Sydney funeralJanuary 31, 2023 GMT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian police plan to ask a judge to ban gay rights protesters from demonstrating outside the funeral of Cardinal George Pell in Sydney on Thursday due to public safety concerns.
Thousands turn out to bid farewell to Greece’s former kingJanuary 16, 2023 GMT
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — As a crowd of thousands chanted “Long live the king” and “Constantine, Constantine,” the casket carrying the former and last monarch of Greece emerged from Athens' metropolitan cathedral Monday after a funeral service attended by royalty from across Europe.
7-year-old seriously wounded in London drive-by shootingJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
A drive-by shooting in central London wounded two children and four women, police said Sunday.
The Metropolitan Police said officers were called Saturday afternoon to a church in the Euston area where a private memorial service was taking place.
Greek police finalize security plan for ex-king’s funeralJanuary 14, 2023 GMT
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek media said Saturday that 1,000 police will be deployed for the funeral service and burial of former King Constantine.
Film helps renew search for 1st Black Navy pilot’s remainsJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
The film “Devotion” reignited efforts to repatriate the remains of Jesse Brown, America's first Black Navy pilot, who died in 1950 after having to crash land his damaged plane during the Korean War.
6 arrested after funeral for Mall of America shooting victimJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police have arrested six men following the funeral for a 19-year-old man who was shot at the Mall of America last month.
Johntae Hudson's funeral was held Friday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. Officers at the service noticed a man with a handgun and another man wanted for a nonfatal shooting Dec.
EXPLAINER: Benedict’s funeral to be simple, but with pompJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI held one of the world's highest-profile positions but in his final years expressed a desire to be “hidden to the world.” While his body had been on display this week for three days, his funeral Thursday will at least in part respect his wishes for simplicity but also feature some of the pomp reserved for a leader of the Roman Catholic Church.
An account of Benedict’s papacy to be sealed in his coffinJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A written account of the history-making papacy of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will be placed alongside his body in his coffin for burial, the Vatican said Tuesday in revealing plans for the first funeral of a pontiff to resign in six centuries.
65,000 view Benedict XVI’s body lying in state at VaticanJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI 's body, his head resting on a pair of crimson pillows, lay in state in St. Peter's Basilica on Monday as tens of thousands queued to pay tribute to the pontiff who shocked the world by retiring a decade ago.
New York OKs human composting law; 6th state in US to do soDecember 31, 2022 GMT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Howard Fischer, a 63-year old investor living north of New York City, has a wish for when he dies. He wants his remains to be placed in a vessel, broken down by tiny microbes and composted into rich, fertile soil.
Live Updates | Reactions to Pope Benedict XVI’s deathDecember 31, 2022 GMT
The latest on the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI:
OTTAWA — The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has remembered Pope Benedict XVI for his work in dealing with abuse by members of the clergy and for reaching out to Indigenous people affected by residential schools.
Pope Francis grateful for ‘noble’ Benedict and his prayersDecember 31, 2022 GMT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Hours after the death Saturday of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Pope Francis praised his “noble” predecessor and expressed gratitude for his life of faith and prayers, especially those offered in the nearly 10 years since the shy churchman dramatically became the first pontiff in centuries to retire from the papacy.
Hundreds fill church, line streets for firefighter’s funeralDecember 29, 2022 GMT
BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) — A veteran New York City firefighter who died while preparing for a training exercise earlier this month was remembered Thursday as a loving husband and father who was dedicated to his profession and public service.
Pele’s funeral and burial to take place in hometown SantosDecember 29, 2022 GMT
SAO PAULO (AP) — The stadium where Brazilian soccer great Pelé played some of the best matches of his career will also hold his funeral on Monday and Tuesday.
Santos, the club where Pelé played in Brazil, said in a statement the public will be able to pay their final respects at Vila Belmiro Stadium, outside Sao Paulo.
Retired pope’s ailing health raises questions of what’s nextDecember 28, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — The Vatican has detailed rituals and procedures to follow when a pope dies, but it has not published such rules for a pope emeritus. As a result, official word Wednesday that the health of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI had worsened prompted questions about what happens if and when he dies.
Greece: Funeral held for Roma teen shot during police chaseDecember 15, 2022 GMT
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — More than 1,500 mourners gathered in a Roma settlement in northern Greece on Thursday for the funeral of a teenager who died days after being shot in the head by a police officer during a chase over an unpaid gas station bill.