Friday, April 30, 2010

Card. Paul Augustin Mayer R.I.P.

Paul Augustin Card. Mayer OSB, former Abbot of Metten, Germany, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, and first President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei died today at Rome. The oldest living cardinal, he would have turned 99 next 23 May. He will be buried at Metten abbey, where he made his vows in 1931. May the Lord grant him eternal rest.

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