John XXIII’s Secretary Given Red Hat in Private Ceremony

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The dean of the College of Cardinals conferred the red hat on 98-year-old Loris Francesco Capovilla on Saturday, an honor that recognized his service as personal secretary of Pope John XXIII. Cardinal Capovilla was not present at the Feb. 22 consistory because of his age and frailty.

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