Belgian archbishop tenders resignation

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Cardinal Godfried Danneels, 75, has tendered his resignation as Archbishop.

22 May 2008


BELGIUM - Cardinal Godfried Danneels has tendered his resignation as Archbishop.

Cardinal Godfried Danneels is 75 years old. According to the normal procedure, he has sent a letter of resignation to the Vatican in Rome.

If his resignation is accepted, the long procedure of finding a successor for the Belgian Primate will start.

Until a successor is named and installed, Godfried Danneels will remain Archbishop.

[flandersnews.be / Expatica]

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