Chitetsu Watanabe Guinness World Record Holder Dies at 112

Chitetsu Watanabe Guinness World Record Holder Dies at 112

Eleven days after receiving the Guinness World record for being the oldest man alive, Chitetsu Watanabe passed away on Feb. 23, 2020. No cause of death has been released. A few days before his death, Watanabe developed a fever, breathing became difficult, and he could not eat. On Feb. 12, when he received the certificate […]

Former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak Dies at 91

Former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak Dies at 91

The autocratic ruler of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, who was in power for almost 30 years which came to an abrupt and bloody ending in 2011 after a revolt swept across the Arab nations. Mubarak died on Feb. 25, 2020, at the age of 91. The state media reported his death but did not provide any […]

Pope Francis Declines Married Priests

Pope Francis Declines Married Priests

In 2019, Pope Francis called for ideas to meet the spiritual needs of the Catholics in the Amazon, a huge region with a scarce amount of clerics. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, Francis declined to approve the ordination of married men or women to be deacons to address the shortage of priests in the Amazon. […]

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