Sadly, two prominentchurch leaders have passed away and within 48 hours of one another. The two men,the leader of theChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saintsand the leader of the Greek Orthodox Church are both praised in The New York Timesfor the work that they did in their respective churches. Gordon B. Hinckley was 97 and Archbishop Christodoulos was 69.

Marianne L. Tierney is a PhD student in theology at Boston College.

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