Today, at Pretiosa, we make an obit of Michael Browne, deceased Master General of the Order, and Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He died on March 31, 1971.
In his distinguished career, he served as professor at the Angelicum, was appointed Master of the Sacred Palace (1951 – 1955) and was elected 81st Master General of the Order of Preachers on April 11, 1955. He served as Master of the Order until 1962. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1962.