Wednesday, October 04, 2006

In Memoriam

The following prelates died in recent weeks:

- Cardinal Louis-Albert Vachon, Archbishop emeritus of Quebec, Canada, on September 29, at the age of 94.

- Bishop Louis Cornet, emeritus of Meaux, France, on September 11, at the age of 82.

- Archbishop Domenico De Luca, Apostolic Nuncio, on September 16, at the age of 78.

- Bishop Benedict Charles Franzetta, former auxiliary of Youngstown, USA, on September 26, at the age of 85.

- Bishop Mario Teixeira Gurgel, S.D.S., emeritus of Itabira-Fabriciano, Brazil, on September 11, at the age of 84.

- Bishop Gianfranco Masserdotti, M.C.C.I., of Balsas, Brazil, on September 17, at the age of 65.

- Archbishop Cataldo Naro, of Monreale, Italy, on September 30, at the age of 55.

- Archbishop Vital Komenan Yao, of Bouake, Ivory Coast, on September 23, at the age of 68.

May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace.

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