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Friends and Family Pay Their Respects to Cardinal Pell

National Catholic RegisterPope Francis pronounces the valectory at the funeral Mass of Cardinal George Pell Saturday in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican.

Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, dean of the College of Cardinals, described Cardinal George Pell as ‘a man of God and a man of the Church’ in his homily at a packed Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter’s Basilica.