Obituary: Cardinal Georges Cottier, O.P

Cardinal Georges Cottier, O.P., former theologian of the papal household, died March 31 at the age of 93.

Sending his condolences to the Swiss cardinal’s sister, Pope Francis said he would be remembered particularly for “his strong faith, paternal kindness and intense cultural and ecclesial activity, especially in the service of Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI as theologian of the papal household.”

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