May 18, 2015. Msgr. Oscar Romero was adopted as a patron of Caritas Internationalis, according to an announcement that came just after the organization's General Assembly in Rome ended. The former Archbishop of San Salvador will be beatified on May 23, more than 35 years after he was assassinated while performing Mass.
Egyptian Cardinal Antonios Naguib, the former Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria resigned after suffering a stroke last year.
Also, Bolivian Cardinal Julio Terrazas has said he would like to travel to Rome for the conclave, but is waiting on doctors' approval given his delicate health.
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