Last year, Archbishop Angaelos signed a statement against China’s “potential genocide” of the Uyghurs, a largely-Muslim population in northwest China.
Cardinal Becciu is one of 10 defendants in what is the Vatican’s largest trial for financial crimes in modern times.
Bishop Mutsaerts, 63, suggested that the pope’s decision indicated that he was “losing authority.”
“There’s a shortage of food, hygiene supplies and personal health protection equipment” in Cuba, according to a CRS director.
Among the defendants is Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the first cardinal to be tried by the tribunal of the Vatican City State since Pope Francis changed the rules to allow it in April.
Bishop Felipe de Jesús Estévez of Saint Augustine, Florida, of Cuban origin, said that “charity unites all those born in Cuba.” He also asked Our Lady of Charity, the patroness of the country, to “save Cuba.”
The cardinal, who was appointed archbishop in 2007 by Benedict XVI, said that he remains in shock over the depth of the abuse crisis.
According to Reuters, while one news report said that Karadima died Monday, CNN Chile showed a death certificate indicating that he died the night of Sunday, July 25.
“When we go to the abortion facility, it’s as if we’re going to modern-day Calvary, where innocent blood is shed,” Father Moscinski told EWTN Pro-Life Weekly.