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Cardinal Hume funeral Friday, 25 June, 1999, 11:40 GMT 12:40 UK
Cardinal Hume through the years
Cardinal Hume funeral
Cardinal Basil Hume spent almost all his life in the Catholic church, joining while he was still a teenager. Installed as Cardinal in 1976, during his time in office he helped to foster many links with the Church of England.

The young Basil Hume (centre) showing an early passion for rugby

Hume during his installment as Cardinal at Westminster Abbey in 1976

Cardinal Hume with the Pope during the Pontiff's 1982 tour of Britain

Building bridges: Cardinal Hume with Robert Runcie, former Archbishop of Canterbury

Cardinal Hume received his order of merit from the Queen at Buckingham Palace in June 1999


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