In memoriam Bishop Florentin Crihălmeanu

14 Jan 2021

The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity has learned with sadness of the death of Bishop Florentin Crihălmeanu of the Greek-Catholic Eparchy of Cluj-Gherla, Romania, on 12 January 2021 at the age of 61.

Bishop Crihălmeanu was a member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church.

In a letter addressed to His Beatitude Cardinal Lucian Mureşan, Major Archbishop of Făgăraş and Alba Iulia, Cardinal Kurt Koch expressed his most sincere condolences on the death of Bishop Crihălmeanu, entrusting him to the Lord with the prayer so dear to him: "May we find in you, who are perfect Charity, the way which leads to unity in conformity to your love and to your truth".


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