Message from the holy city of Vatican has indicated that Cardinal Richard Baawobr died on 27th November,2022.
Their statement read:
“With sadness and pain we hereby inform you of the return to the heavenly Father of Cardinal Richard Baawobr which occurred today, Sunday, 27 November 2022. Our confrere was taken by ambulance from the Generalate to the Gemelli Hospital at 5.45pm and we received the sad news at 6.25pm. May Richard rest in the peace of his Lord whom he so generously served. On behalf of the bereaved Society. Our prayer and our thoughts go also to his family, to his diocese, his fellow bishops, to all his friends and acquaintances.”
The statement which conveyed the sad news was issued by André-Léon Simonart, Secretary General.
The Cardinal was taken ill and could not make it to the ordination of his fellow cardinals. The Pope asked the whole world to pray for him at the time.
The Pope at the time had this to say about Cardinal Richard Baawobr.