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Tuesday, June 3, 2014


Vatican City, 3 June 2014 (VIS) – The following prelates died in recent weeks:

- Bishop Livio Maritano, emeritus of Acqui, Italy on 6 May at the age of 88.

- Bishop Homero Leite Meira, emeritus of Irece, Baia, Brazil on 8 May at the age of 82.

- Bishop Gerard Drainville, emeritus of Amos, Quebec, Canada, on 11 May at the age of 84.

- Bishop Celso Pereira de Almeida, O.P. emeritus of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil, on 11 May at the age of 86.

- Cardinal Marco Ce, patriarch emeritus of Venice, Italy, on 12 May at the age of 88.

- Bishop Ruben T. Profugo, emeritus of Lucena, Philippines, on 12 May at the age of 76.

- Archbishop Altamiro Rossato, C.SS.R, emeritus of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil on 3 May at the age of 88.

- Archbishop Eurico Dias Nogueira, emeritus of Braga, Portugal on 19 May, at the age of 91.

- Bishop Paul-Emile Charbonneau, emeritus of Hull, Quebec, Canada, on 21 May, at the age of 92.

- Bishop Elmer Osmar Ramon Miani, emeritus of Catamarca, Argentina, on 25 May at the age of 81.

- Bishop Heinrich Fasching, auxiliary emeritus of Sankt Polten, Austria, on 1 June at the age of 85.

- Cardinal Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, prefect emeritus of the Congregqation for the Oriental Churches on 2 June at the age of 90.

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