Cardinal Prospero Grech’s funeral to be held on Thursday

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The funeral service for Cardinal Prospero Grech will be held this Thursday at the Vatican.

The Roman Catholic community will be bidding farewell to the Maltese Cardinal at St. Peter’s Basilica at 11.30am. Archbishop Charles Scicluna will be concelebrating the funeral mass.

Cardinal Prospero Grech turned 94 on Christmas eve. He passed away yesterday. He was born in 1925 and was part of the Augustinian Community. He was ordained as a cardinal eight years ago by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. He was the second Maltese priest to ever be ordained as a cardinal.