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Retired head of Vatican office for migrants dies at 94

VATICAN CITY (CNS): Giovanni Cardinal Cheli, from Italy, longtime Vatican diplomat and retired head of the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travellers, died in Rome on February 8 at the age of 94.


He had celebrated the 70th anniversary of his priestly ordination in July 2012, presiding over a Mass in Asti, the northern Italian diocese for which he was ordained in 1942. 


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