20 September 2012

Cardinal Baldelli Died

Fortunato Cardinal Baldelli, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary, has died.

He was 77 years old and had served as a priest for 51 years. He has also served as a bishop for 29 years and as a cardinal for almost 2 years.

May he rest in peace.

With his death, the number of Cardinal Electors drops to 116 out of a total of 205 living Cardinals.

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