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The Holy Father invites Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor to continue in his present pastoral ministry

posted on 09 July 2007

The folllowing letter has been sent to the Bishops, Priests and Deacons of the Diocese of Westminster.


9 July 2007


To the Auxiliary Bishops and Priests of the Diocese of Westminster


Dear Father


On the occasion of my 75th birthday in August and in accordance with Canon Law, I have written to Pope Benedict offering my resignation as Archbishop of Westminster.


In the response I have received the Holy Father has invited me instead to continue in my present pastoral ministry donec aliter provideatur - that is, until he chooses otherwise. I am very content to accept the Holy Fatherís request.


I ask you again for your prayers and I am grateful for your support and co-operation in our care of this Diocese.


With sincere good wishes,


 


Archbishop of Westminster

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posted on 09 July 2007

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