Article Translation

The most recent issue of Famiglia Cristiana has an interview with Stanislaw Cardinal Dziwisz. Here is my rough translation of the first question.

  • Your Eminence, what are your memories of the evening when the Pope died?
  • “Someone stopped the pointers of the clock at 21.37: the time of death. I remember that we intoned the Te Deum and not the Requiem, to thank God for giving us a man and a Pope like Karol Wojtyla. After that, the body was carried into the private chapel of the apartment. Many people came to greet it as if it were still a living person. I will never forget when I put the veil on the face of this man who was like a father to me, that I continued to serve from his time as bishop to his pontificate. It was not easy.”

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