March 17, 2011

Vatican Information Service Bulletin

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SUMMARY:


CARDINAL MAZOMBWE TO TAKE POSSESSION OF TITULAR CHURCH

VATICAN CITY, 15 JAN 2011 (VIS) - The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today announced that at 6 p.m. on Saturday 26 March Cardinal Medardo Joseph Mazombwe, archbishop emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia, will take possession of the title of St. Emerentiana at Tor Fiorenza, Via Lucrino 53, Rome.

 

IN MEMORIAM

VATICAN CITY, 17 MAR 2011 (VIS) - The following prelates died in recent weeks:

 - Bishop Juan Garcia-Santacruz Ortiz of Guadix, Spain, on 12 March at the age of 78.

- Bishop Oswald Georg Hirmer, emeritus of Umtata, South Africa, on 5 March at the age of 81.

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