Cardinal Cormac Murphy- O'Connor will not retire at 75


Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, the Archbishop of Westminster has submitted his resignation to Pope Benedict on the occasion of his 75th birthday.

In response to his offer, the Holy Father has asked him to, “instead to continue in [his] present pastoral ministry until he chooses otherwise.”

Cardinal O’Connor said that, “I am very content to accept the Holy Father’s request.”

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