11 December 2011

Cardinal Foley Died

John Patrick Cardinal Foley, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, has died.

For over 20 years, he provided the English language commentary heard by millions worldwide for Christmas and Easter Masses broadcast from the Vatican.

He was 76 years old and served as a priest for 49 years. He also served as a bishop for 27 years and as a cardinal for 4 years.

May he rest in peace.

With his death, the number of Cardinal Electors drops to 109 out of 192 living Cardinals.

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