Pope Francis with Cardinal  Joseph Zen Ze-kiun Pope Francis with Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun  (@VaticanMedia)

Pope Francis meets Cardinal Zen

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-Kiun, visiting the Vatican to attend the funeral Mass of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on Thursday, meets Pope Francis.

Vatican News

Pope Francis has met Cardinal Joseph Zen, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, visiting Rome for the occasion of  the funeral of Benedict XVI. The meeting took place on Friday in Casa Santa Marta, the Pope's residence in the Vatican

The ninety-year-old Chinese prelate was created a cardinal by the Pope Emeritus in 2006.

The news was reported by American Jesuit magazine “America”, with the statements of the Bishop emeritus of Hong Kong,

"It was wonderful, Pope Francis was warm," Cardinal Zen reportedly said after the meeting.

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07 January 2023, 16:44