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Last cardinal named by Paul VI, Brazil's Paulo Evaristo Arns, dies at age 95

Brazilian cardinal Paulo Evarist Arns died yesterday at age 95. He was a Franciscan, and Archbishop Emeritus of Sao Paulo. ; ; He was one of the most prominent voices against the disappearance of people and the abuses of the military junta in the 70s. ; ; Many remember him because he sold his episcopal palace to raise money for the poor in his country. ; He was the last living cardinal named by Paul VI. Although this statement has a remarkable exception: Benedict XVI. ; MM-JMB/AG RR up: JD