Pope Sends Telegram for Death of Belgian Cardinal Danneels
Pope Francis has sent his condolences for the death of Belgian Cardinal Godfried Danneels.
In a telegram, the Pope sent upon learning of the death of the Cardinal, he lamented the passing away of the archbishop emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel (Malines-Bruxelles), military ordinary emeritus for Belgium. It was sent to Cardinal Jozef De Kesel, the current Archbishop.
Francis wrote that Cardinal Danneels “has been called to God at this time of purification and of walking toward the Resurrection of the Lord. I ask Christ, victor over evil and death, to welcome him in His peace and joy.”
“As a pledge of comfort,” the Holy Father