Tag : Celebrity Deaths
Carrie Fisher title : Carrie Fisher, 'Star Wars' Princess Leia and Author, Dies at 60
summary : Carrie Fisher, who famously starred as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films and later endured drug addiction before sharing her story as a best-selling author, died on Tuesday aged 60, her family said. She suffered a heart attack aboard a plane on Friday as she flew into Los Angeles, after which she was met by paramedics and rushed to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Fisher described herself as an "enthusiastic agnostic who would be happy to be shown that there is a God." She was raised Protestant, but often attended Jewish services, the faith of her father, with Orthodox friends.
date : Dec 27, 2016 05:57 PM EST
Denise Matthews and Prince title : Denise 'Vanity' Matthews, Prince Protégé turned Christian Evangelist, Dies
summary : Denise Matthews, the former Prince protégé known as Vanity in the music industry, and a born-again Christian evangelist since 1992 who then condemned her own pop/rock lifestyle, died Monday. She was 57 years old. The cause of death was not disclosed, but Matthews reportedly had battled multiple health problems for decades, including kidney disease.
date : Feb 16, 2016 11:15 AM EST
Terry Wogan title : Terry Wogan, BBC Broadcaster and Ex-Christian, Dies After Last Visit with Catholic Priest
summary : One of the last people to visit Sir Terry Wogan before he died Sunday, Jan. 31, was lifelong friend and Catholic priest, Father Brian D'Arcy, leading to speculation the self-confessed atheist may have turned back to God in his final weeks. Wogan died at the age of 77 after suffering from cancer.
date : Feb 01, 2016 03:30 PM EST