While he kept a low profile in life, in death he's receiving the top-shelf honors.
Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix celebrated a funeral liturgy in Sun City on Monday. And this morning, in a "death imitating life" moment, Chink's coffin almost collided with worshippers leaving the 8am Mass at Holy Name Cathedral in his home archdiocese of Chicago. Cardinal Francis George is celebrating a Mass of Christian Burial as I write this....
Marcinkus will be buried at Chicago's St. Casimir's Cemetery.
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