Monday, 4 July 2011

Crown Prince Otto, R.I.P.

The Habsburg Family Association's website has announced the death this morning of His Imperial and Royal Highness the Crown Prince Otto of Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia, the son of the Blessed Karl of Austria and the Servant of God the Empress Zita. His official funeral will be held at St Stephens Cathedral in Vienna on 16th July, 2011. Following which he will be interred in the Imperial Crypt in Vienna.

Respice etiam ad devotissimum imperatorem nostrum cujus tu, Deus, desiderii vota praenoscens, ineffabili pietatis et misericordiae tuae munere, tranquillum perpetuae pacis accommoda, et coelestem victoriam cum omni populo suo.