Cardinal Avery Dulles died today

According to news reports;

“Cardinal Avery Dulles, a scion of diplomats and Presbyterians who converted to Roman Catholicism, rose to pre-eminence in Catholic theology and became the only American theologian ever appointed to the College of Cardinals, died today died Friday morning at Fordham University in the Bronx. He was 90. His death, at the Jesuit infirmary at the university, was confirmed by the New York Province of the Society of Jesus in Manhattan.’

Cardinal Dulles was a leading figure in the Catholic Church in America often serving as an ambassador between liberal elements of the American church and the Vatican.

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