May 042010
 
Cardinal Luigi Poggi who died May 4, 2010 at 92

Cardinal Luigi Poggi who died May 4, 2010 at 92

On May 4, 2010, Italian Cardinall Luigi Poggi who turned 92 last November died in Rome.

He was the third cardinal to die within 18 days, the other two having been German Cardinal Paul Augustin Mayer, 98, on April 30 and 90 year old Czech Cardinal Tomáš Špidlík on April 16.

The College of Cardinals is now at 179 though the number of electors continues at 108 — the size of the electorate not having changed since March 31, 2010 when Spanish Cardinal Julián Herranz Casado turned 80.

For all the details of the composition of the College of Cardinals as of May 4, 2010 please visit < here >.

Anura Guruge

  3 Responses to “Cardinal Luigi Poggi, 92, Dies. College of Cardinals Down To 179”

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  2. Although I never met Cardinal Poggi, my mother had, his passing is a loss to us all.

  3. Good to hear from you. Glad your mother got to meet Cardinal Poggi.
    My mother died, unexpectedly, 62 years of age, in 1992.
    She met John Paul II twice.
    Keep in touch.
    Anura

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