Our confrere Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico in Campitelli

Cardinal-Deacon Michael Fitzgerald

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., in the Church of Santa Maria in Portico in Campitelli, took place the solemn entry ceremony of Cardinal Fitzgerald into the Church which was assigned to him as Cardinal Deacon during the consistory of October 5, 2019. 

On Sunday, February 2 at 10:00 a.m., surrounded by his parishioners, the parish priest, his fellow Missionaries of Africa confreres, including the Superior General Stan Lubungo, and seminarians, the new cardinal celebrated the Eucharist of the presentation of our Lord in the temple. 

As a reminder, Michael Louis Cardinal Fitzgerald, served the Church as President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and Nuncio to Egypt before retiring. Today he is a member of the community of Missionaries of Africa serving in St Vincent’s Parish in Liverpool, Great Britain.

Freddy Kyombo, M.Afr.

See also Cardinal commissioning of Candlemas: “We follow the light” on the website of the VM Portico Church. SWITCH TO ENGLISH on TOP RIGHT

See also Fitzgerald: “I come among you in a spirit of service” on the website of the VM PorticoChurch.

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