Rome, May 28, 2022 – The cardinal died in Rome at the age of 94 Angelo Sodano, Secretary of State Emeritus and Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals. Ansa learns it.
In the last few days, the health conditions of the elderly cardinal, born in Isola d’Asti on November 23, 1927, they had worsened after a recent contagion from Covid19. The disease was added to other pathologies that the famous cardinal had suffered from for some time, who was hospitalized at the Roman Columbus clinic. Secretary of State con two Popesappointed in 1991 by John Paul II, on 15 September 2006 Benedict XVI had accepted his resignation from office.
21 December 2019 Pope francesco instead he had accepted the resignation from that of Dean of the College of Cardinals.