NEWS STORY: England’s Cardinal Hume dead at 76

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c. 1999 Religion News Service LONDON _ Cardinal Basil Hume, one of England’s most respected church leaders and ecumenists who held the Roman Catholic Church’s dissident factions together in the rocky years after Vatican Council Two, died Thursday (June 17) after a two-month battle with cancer. He was 76. Hume, as Archbishop of Westminster since […]

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