Funeral services announced for Cardinal Bevilacqua

Philadelphia Inquirer

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia today announced services for Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua, who died in his sleep Tuesday night at the age of 88.

Following a private viewing at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood on Monday, Feb. 6, Archbishop Charles Chaput will receive Bevilacqua’s body at the Cathedral Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul about 5:30 p.m.

A public viewing follows at the Cathedral Basilica from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. There will be an additional public viewing on Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A Mass for Cardinal Bevilacqua will begin at 2 p.m. followed by the Rite of Committal in the Cathedral Crypt (located below the main altar).

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