Announcement

Announcing the Death of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor

01/09/2017 4:32 pm

Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor celebrating Mass

Cardinal Vincent Nichols announces the death of his predecessor Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor who died peacefully today, 1 September 2017 at the Royal Marsden Hospital:

I am writing to let you know the sad news that Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor died peacefully this afternoon, surrounded by his family and friends.
 
Please pray for the repose of his soul. Pray, too, for his family, and those many friends and colleagues from the Diocese and far beyond who mourn his loss.
 
Information about the funeral rites for the Cardinal will be circulated as soon as possible.
 
With my good wishes and prayers,
 
Cardinal Vincent Nichols
Archbishop of Westminster

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Obituary
The life and ministry of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor.

Announcement
Cardinal Vincent Nichols announces the death of his predecessor Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor.

Pause for Thought
A poignant reflection from Cardinal Cormac on "a good death".

Prayer
A prayer for the repose of the soul of Cardinal Cormac.

Gallery

We have a selection of the many images taken of Cardinal Cormac in a Flickr album.

Images: Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor