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Italian bishop hospitalized with coronavirus; priest dies of the disease

March 16, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Msgr. Vincenzo Rini, 75, a priest of the Diocese of Cremona who was active in Italian Catholic journalism organizations, is the first Italian priest to die of COVID-19. His bishop—Bishop Antonio Napolioni, 62—has tested positive for the disease and has been hospitalized.

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