Cardinal Basil Hume (1923-1999) was abbot of Ampleforth Abbey from 1963 until his appointment as Archbishop of Westminster in 1976. He served in that office until his death from cancer in June 1999, when he was widely mourned both in the United Kingdom and internationally. His many books include The Mystery of the Cross, The Mystery of the Incarnation, and Basil in Blunderland.
Cardinal Basil Hume's Books
Hope From the Cross: Reflections on Jesus' Seven Last Words
Product Code: BDLHE0
English Cardinal Basil Hume was beloved all over the world for his pastoral gifts. Before dying of cancer in 1999, he left these meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ on the cross. In each one of these reflections, Cardinal Hume unwraps a gift for us-one that gives us hope even when we are in the midst of pain and difficulty.
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