Dear Monsignor and Rev. Fathers, Brothers and Sisters
BISHOP GIUSEPPE (JOE) SANDRI MCCJ – REST IN PEACE
We received the sad news that Bishop Giuseppe (Joe) Sandri, Bishop of the Diocese of Witbank, passed away yesterday, 30th May, in Midstream Mediclinic, Centurion. He had been ill since February.
We wish to extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to his family, his Comboni brothers, the Religious, Deacons, and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Witbank as they mourn the loss of their Shepherd. Let us continue to pray for the repose of the soul of Bishop Sandri as we commend him into the hands of our loving and merciful God. May he rest in eternal peace.
+Buti Tlhagale o.m.i.
Archbishop of Johannesburg