Papal condolences following death of Cardinal Martínez Somalo, ‘devoted collaborator of 6 popes’
August 12, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: Spanish Cardinal Eduardo Martínez Somalo, one of the leading aides to Pope St. John Paul II, died on August 10 at the age of 94.
Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, dean of the College of Cardinals, will celebrate the funeral Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on August 13.
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