First Mozambique-born cardinal dies at age of 97

First Mozambique-born cardinal dies at age of 97 Archbishop Emeritus of Maputo in Mozambique, Alexandre José Maria Cardinal dos Santos, O.F.M. Photo: Vatican News
Cardinal Alexandre José Maria dos Santos, the first cardinal born in Mozambique, has died at the age of 97. The Catholic leader is remembered for advocating peace amid Mozambique’s bloody civil war which raged between 1977 to 1992, during which he aided refugees and victims of violence as the founding president of Caritas Mozambique. Pope…
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