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Pope Calls Synod of Chaldean Bishops After Resignation of Cardinal Delly

Pope Benedict XVI has called a Synod of Chaldean bishops to choose a successor to Cardinal Emmanuel III Delly, the Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church, who has resigned at the age of 85. Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, the prefect of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, will preside at the Synod, to be held on 28th January 2013.

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