Italy hails cardinal who wanted church to change

August 18, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_img Sponsored Stories Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix ROME (AP) – From politicians to the pope, to rank-and-file Catholics and non-believers, Italy is bidding farewell to Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, a rare liberal voice among top churchmen who died last week after battling Parkinson’s disease.By the time his funeral began Monday in Milan, where he long served as archbishop, some 150,000 people passed by Martini’s remains in the city’s cathedral in tribute. Milan Cardinal Angelo Scola noted that admirers included many non-Catholics. Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Comments   Share   Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Daylast_img

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