Papal condolences following death of Cardinal Silvestrini
September 02, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Achille Silvestrini, who died on August 29, “leaves behind the memory of a life spent in adhering to his vocation as a priest attentive to the needs of others, a skillful and flexible diplomat, a pastor faithful to the Gospel and to the Church,” Pope Francis said. On August 30, the Pontiff presided over funeral rites at a Mass celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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