Karl Josef Rauber

Prime minister pays tribute to late cardinal in Rome

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán paid his last respects at the catafalque of Karl-Joseph Rauber, cardinal and archbishop, former apostolic nuncio to Hungary, in Rome on Friday.

According to information from the PM’s press office, the Hungarian delegation included Zoltan Balog, head of the Hungarian Reformed Church’s Synod, and State Secretary Tristan Azbej.

Rauber died at age 88, on March 26. He served as nuncio to Hungary from 1997 to 2003.

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