The Death of Friar Cristoforo Bove, OFM Conv

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On October 4, 2010, Friar Christoforo BOVE returned to the House of the Father. He was a member of the Province of Naples, born on July 21, 1948, took Temporary Vows on October 4, 1966, and made Solemn Profession on September 9, 1973. He was ordained a priest on October 4, 1976.

Friar Christoforo was an official of the Congregation for the Saints for twenty years, and was a Professor of Church History at the Seraphicum.

On Tuesday, the 5th, a Funeral Mass was celebrated in the Basilica of St Peter in Rome, in the presence of his relatives and many priests.

Funeral rites will be celebrated on Wednesday, the 6th at the Church of St. Anthony in St. Anastasia, Naples, at 11:00.

The Secretary General