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Cardinal Tomko’s love for service to Church recalled at funeral Mass

August 12, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, the Dean of the College of Cardinals, presided at the August 11 funeral Mass of Cardinal Jozef Tomko, who died on August 8.

Cardinal Tomko served in several Vatican positions, including Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (1985-2001).

Pope Francis was present at the Mass and presided over the final commendation. Earlier, the Pontiff had paid tribute to the Slovak prelate’s “great faith” and service.

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