Friday, September 21, 2012

Cardinal Brandmüller Admitted to Hospital

[Katholisches] Walter Cardinal Brandmüller (83) has been admitted to hospital because of heart pain. This was reported by Francisco de la Cigoña. Born in Ansbach in the year 1929, the German Church historian and theologian was called to the College of Cardinals in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI. On May 15th 2011, he celebrated the first Pontifical High Mass in St. Peters in Rome since 1970. He was President of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences of leading Historians of the Catholic Church. He is counted as one of the most acclaimed members of the College of Cardinals and is a promoter of the Liturgical renewal of the Catholic Church and the rediscovery of the classical form of the Roman Rite.

Text: Giuseppe Nardi Bild: La cigüeña de la torre

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