12 May 2014

Cardinal Deaths in 2014

Today we lost our third Cardinal of the year. That is not an outrageously large number, but there is something unusual - all three were retired Patriarchs.
12 Mar78.0José da Cruz Cardinal Policarpo †Patriarch Emeritus of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
8 Apr86.5Emmanuel III (Emmanuel-Karim) Cardinal Delly †Patriarch Emeritus of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
12 May88.8Marco Cardinal  †Patriarch Emeritus of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
May they all rest in peace.