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Pope attends funeral of cardinal who saw JPII get a miracle

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Diócesis de Zamora Michoacán

I.Media for Aleteia - published on 04/25/22

Pope Francis was a friend of Mexican Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán, and visited him at his home on Friday, April 15, before the Way of the Cross at the Colosseum, to say goodbye.

Pope Francis attended the funeral of his personal friend Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers, on April 25, 2022. Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, dean of the College of Cardinals, presided at the funeral Mass.

As is traditional, the Pope presided over the rites of final blessing. The remains of the Mexican cardinal, who died April 20 at age 89, will be transferred shortly to Mexico, where they will be buried at the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Zamora, his hometown.

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