Cardinal László Paskai is no more

Cardinal László Paskai is no more

88Cardinal László Paskai, O.F.M, who participated in the election of Pope Benedict XVI, passed away. The 88 year old Cardinal László, Archbishop emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest, eventually succumbed to death after a long fight against cancer.

Born on 8 May 1927 in Szeged, in the south-eastern zone of Hungary, Cardinal László was ordained a priest on 3 March 1951, Pope Paul VI anointed him a bishop on 2 March 1978. After his retirement in 2002, the Cardinal had withdrawn from all ecclesiastical responsibilities with an exception when he participated in the papal election of Pope Benedict XVI..