Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen will be allowed to attend the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. The authorities allowed the 90-year-old to leave the country, his secretariat announced on Tuesday. To this end, Zen’s lawyers had requested the return of his Hong Kong passport in a non-public hearing at the West Kowloon court. The funeral of the former pontiff, who died at the age of 95, will take place Thursday in the Vatican.
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