Cardinal Edmund Szoka

 

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: governor of Vatican City from 1997 to 2006 when Pope John Paul II made him a cardinal in 1988 (not long after he became the Vatican's point man for finance) before he was running one of the world's smallest countries by 1998 after heading the Detroit archdiocese.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 14, 1927

 

Died: August 20, 2014

 

Location: Novi, Michigan