VATICAN CITY — Blessed Paul VI was a missionary Pope who wished to bring the light of the Gospel all over the world, a cardinal who worked with him recalled.
Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, 92, vice-dean of the College of Cardinals, had a long-term relationship with Paul VI, whom he first met during the 1960s.
“I was serving as general secretary of the French bishops’ conference, and I met the-then Cardinal Montini, who showed great interest in European matters,” Cardinal Etchegaray told CNA in an Oct. 17 interview.
Giovani Battista Montini had served for several years in the Secretariat of State before being appointed archbishop of Milan in 1954.
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