+Cardinal Edward Cassidy, 96
April 12, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: The Australian cardinal, ordained to the priesthood in 1949, was nuncio to Taiwan (1970-73), Bangladesh (1973-79), Lesotho and South African (1979-84), and the Netherlands (1984-88) before briefly becoming Substitute (Sostituto) of the Secretariat of State (1988-89). He then worked as President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (1989-2001). With his death, there are 225 living cardinals, 126 of them eligible to vote in a conclave.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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