Milestones: May 20, 1985

DIED. Philip Scharper, 65, editor in chief at Sheed & Ward (1957-69), then co-founder of Orbis Books, who brought U.S. readers the works of influential European and Third World Roman Catholic thinkers, including Hans Kung, Karl Rahner, Edward Schillebeeckx, Liberation Theologians Leonardo Boff and Gustavo Gutierrez; following a stroke; in North Tarrytown, N.Y.

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