Death of Cardinal Jaime Sin

August 31, 1928 - June 21, 2005
San Juan, Phillipines | Age 76

Phillippines' Cardinal dies after several years' illness
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Roman Catholic Cardinal Jaime Sin, a huge figure in the religious life of the Philippines' and a key player in the "people power" revolts that ousted two presidents, died on Tuesday. He was 76 years old.

Father Jun Sescon, Sin's spokesman, told local radio that the cardinal was taken to Cardinal Santos Medical Centre with a high fever on Sunday evening and suffered multiple organ failure. He died at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday (2215 GMT Monday).

No cause of death was immediately given....

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