Archbishop Scicluna to preside over Mass for Cardinal Grech

Dun Frans Bonnici

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Archbishop Charles Scicluna will preside over Mass for Cardinal Prospero Grech on Thursday 9 January.

Newsbook.com.mt is informed that the praesente cadavere mass will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral in Mdina at 2pm.

Dun Frans Bonnici

The Augustinian Province in Malta explained that Cardinal Grech’s body will be brought over to Malta on Wednesday, in a statement. People can pay their last respects to the Cardinal on Thursday morning at St Mark’s Convent in Rabat. A book of condolences will also be available for the public to sign.

Cardinal Prospero Grech died at the venerable age of 94. He was given a funeral at St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Pope Francis presided over the final part of the rites while the funeral mass was led by Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, the vice-dean of the College of Cardinals.