Cardinal Guido del Mestri, 82, a member of the Roman...

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August 10, 1993

Cardinal Guido del Mestri, 82, a member of the Roman Curia, died yesterday in a clinic in Nuremberg, Germany. He was a Vatican diplomat who became an archbishop in 1961. He served as papal nuncio to West Germany from 1975 to 1984, before Pope John Paul II named him to the College of Cardinals in 1991. He was born in Banja Luka in Bosnia-Herzegovina, studied at a Jesuit college and at the Gregorian University in Rome and was ordained in Rome in 1936.

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