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A Moment of Special Grace

Alberto PizzoliCardinal Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun of Hong Kong arrives for the funeral Mass of Pope Benedict XVI Jan. 5 at St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican. Cardinal Zen and Cardinal George Pell formed part of a grace-filled dinner gathering later that day. Five days later, the Australian cardinal died.

COMMENTARY: The friendly gathering that included Cardinals George Pell and Joseph Zen in the wake of Pope Benedict’s XVI’s funeral is a treasured memory.