Vatican City, Jan 12, 2023 / 03:38 am
The funeral Mass of Cardinal George Pell will be held in St. Peter’s Basilica at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, the Vatican announced Thursday.
Pell, the prefect emeritus of the Secretariat for the Economy, died suddenly in Rome on Jan. 10 at the age of 81.
The funeral will be celebrated at the Altar of the Chair by Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, the dean of the College of Cardinals, with other cardinals and bishops concelebrating.
Pope Francis will preside over the rite of Final Commendation and Farewell.