Saturday, August 11, 2007

Cardinal Jean Marie the apostles

"I was born Jewish. I received my paternal grandfather's name, Aaron, I became Christian by faith and baptism, and I remained Jewish like the Apostles did."

Aaron Lustiger, priest: born Paris 17 September 1926; baptized 1940, taking the name Jean-Marie; ordained priest 1954; Bishop of Orléans 1979-81; Archbishop of Paris 1981-2005; Cardinal 1983-2007; died Paris 5 August 2007.

Requiescat in pace, Eminent Father.