97 Notable alumni of
Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas

The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas is 568th in the world, 200th in Europe, and 14th in Italy by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 97 notable alumni from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. John Paul II

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    John Paul II
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1920-2005 (aged 85)
    Enrolled in the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas
    1946-1947 graduated with Licentiate of Sacred Theology
    Occupations
    Catholic priestpoetpoliticianEsperantistwriter
    Biography

    Pope John Paul II was the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 until his death in 2005. He was elected pope by the second papal conclave of 1978, which was called after John Paul I, who had been elected in August to succeed Pope Paul VI, died after 33 days. Cardinal Wojtyła was elected on the third day of the conclave and adopted the name of his predecessor in tribute to him. John Paul II is recognised as helping to end Communist rule in his native Poland and the rest of Europe.

  2. Fulton J. Sheen

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    Fulton J. Sheen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1895-1979 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    television presentertheologianradio personalityessayistwriter
    Biography

    Fulton John Sheen was an American bishop (later archbishop) of the Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio. Ordained a priest of the Diocese of Peoria in 1919, Sheen quickly became a renowned theologian, earning the Cardinal Mercier Prize for International Philosophy in 1923. He went on to teach theology and philosophy at the Catholic University of America as well as acting as a parish priest before being appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New York in 1951. He held this position until 1966 when he was made the Bishop of Rochester. He resigned in 1969 as his 75th birthday approached, and was made the Archbishop of the titular see of Newport, Wales.

  3. Timothy M. Dolan

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    Timothy M. Dolan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacherCatholic priestcatholic deacon
    Biography

    Timothy Michael Dolan is an American cardinal of the Catholic Church. He is the tenth and current Archbishop of New York, having been appointed by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009.

  4. Donald Wuerl

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    Donald Wuerl
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Donald William Wuerl is an American prelate, a Cardinal, of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Washington, D.C., from 2006 to 2018. He was elevated by Pope John Paul II to serve as Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle (1986–1987), and Bishop of Pittsburgh (1988–2006). He was named Archbishop of Washington by Pope Benedict XVI and made a cardinal by him in 2010.

  5. Konrad Krajewski

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    Konrad Krajewski
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Konrad Krajewski is a Polish cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was a papal master of ceremonies from 1998 to 2013. In 2013 he was appointed as the papal almoner.

  6. Sviatoslav Shevchuk

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    Sviatoslav Shevchuk
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestcatholic deacon
    Biography

    Sviatoslav Shevchuk has been the major archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) since 25 March 2011.

  7. Kevin Farrell

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    Kevin Farrell
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestphilosophermissionary
    Biography

    Kevin Joseph Farrell KGCHS is an Irish-American prelate and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. Born in Dublin, Ireland, he was a former member of the Legion of Christ, and served as the seventh Bishop of Dallas, as well as the chancellor of the University of Dallas. On September 1, 2016, he was appointed the prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. He was created a cardinal on November 19, 2016, by Pope Francis.

  8. Marc Ouellet

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    Marc Ouellet
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priest
    Biography

    Marc Armand Ouellet is a Canadian Cardinal prelate of the Catholic Church. He has been the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and president of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 30 June 2010. He was Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada from 2002 to 2010. He was made a cardinal by Pope John Paul II on 21 October 2003. Ouellet was considered a papabile to succeed Pope Benedict XVI, who resigned on 28 February 2013.

  9. Javier Echevarría Rodríguez

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    Javier Echevarría Rodríguez
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1932-2016 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    Roman Catholic priestlawyerjurist
    Biography

    Javier Echevarría Rodríguez was a Spanish bishop of the Roman Catholic Church. Until his death, he was the head of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei. He held doctorates in both civil and canon law.

  10. Edwin Frederick O'Brien

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    Edwin Frederick O'Brien
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Edwin Frederick O'Brien is an American prelate of the Catholic Church. He has been a cardinal since 2012. He headed the Order of the Holy Sepulchre from 2011 to 2019. He was the 15th Archbishop of Baltimore from 2007 to 2011 and the 7th Archbishop for the Military Services from 1997 to 2007.

  11. Jean-Marie Villot

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    Jean-Marie Villot
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1905-1979 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    diplomatCatholic priestcatholic deacon
    Biography

    Jean-Marie Villot was a French prelate and Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Lyon from 1965 to 1967, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy from 1967 to 1969, Vatican Secretary of State from 1969 to 1979, and Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church from 1970 to 1979. He was made a cardinal in 1965.

  12. Wim Eijk

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    Wim Eijk
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    theologianphysicianprofessorRoman Catholic priest
    Biography

    Willem Jacobus "Wim" Eijk is a Dutch prelate of the Catholic Church, a cardinal since 2012. He has been the Metropolitan Archbishop of Utrecht since 2007. He was Bishop of Groningen-Leeuwarden from 1999 to 2012. Before his clerical career he worked as a doctor; as a priest he made medical ethics the focus of his academic studies.

  13. Dominique Pire

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    Dominique Pire
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1910-1969 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    theologianresistance fighter
    Biography

    Dominique Pire, O.P. was a Belgian Dominican friar whose work helping refugees in post-World War II Europe saw him receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1958. Pire delivered his Nobel lecture, entitled Brotherly Love: Foundation of Peace, in December 1958.

  14. Baselios Cleemis

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    Baselios Cleemis
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Baselios Cleemis is the current major archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. He was named to the College of Cardinals of the Catholic Church by Pope Benedict XVI on 24 November 2012.

  15. Mieczysław Mokrzycki

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    Mieczysław Mokrzycki
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Mieczysław Mokrzycki is archbishop of Lviv. He was born on 29 March 1961 in Majdan Łukawiecki, Poland.

  16. Alfonso López Trujillo

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    Alfonso López Trujillo
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1935-2008 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Alfonso López Trujillo was a Colombian Cardinal Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church and president of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

  17. Adrianus Johannes Simonis

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    Adrianus Johannes Simonis
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    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1931-2020 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priestcatholic deacon
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    Adrianus Johannes Simonis was a Dutch Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Utrecht from 1983 to 2007, and was made a cardinal in 1985.

  18. José Saraiva Martins

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    José Saraiva Martins
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    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1932-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    José Saraiva Martins, C.M.F., GCC is a Portuguese Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, having served as prefect from 1998 to 2008.

  19. Georges Cottier

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    Georges Cottier
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1922-2016 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacherCatholic priestdominican friar
    Biography

    Georges Marie Martin Cottier O.P., was a Swiss Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop, Dominican, Theologian emeritus of the Pontifical Household.

  20. Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez

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    Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez is the archbishop emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

  21. Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo

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    Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    philosopheruniversity teacherCatholic priest
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    Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo is an Argentine Catholic bishop, the current Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Having issued a long set of various publications in the sciences, he earned several honors such as the Légion d’Honneur of France in 2000.

  22. Marie-Dominique Chenu

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    Marie-Dominique Chenu
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1895-1990 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    theologianhistoriandominican friar
    Biography

    Marie-Dominique Chenu was a progressive Roman Catholic theologian and one of the founders of the reformist journal Concilium.

  23. Gilberto Agustoni

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    Gilberto Agustoni
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1922-2017 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Gilberto Agustoni was a Swiss prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He worked in the Roman Curia from 1950 to 1998, ending his career as head of the Apostolic Signatura from 1992 to 1998. He became a Cardinal in 1994.

  24. Paolo Pezzi

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    Paolo Pezzi
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priest
    Biography

    Paolo Pezzi, FSCB – also known as Pavel Pezzi – is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church, currently serving as Latin Rite Metropolitan Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Moscow (Russian Federation).

  25. João Scognamiglio Clá Dias

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    João Scognamiglio Clá Dias
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestpresbyter
    Biography

    João Scognamiglio Clá Dias is a Brazilian Roman Catholic priest and religious writer. He is the founder of the Heralds of the Gospel and was their Superior General until his resignation on 2 June 2017. He was a member of the Marian Congregations, of the Third Carmelite Order, since 23 May 1956, and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest on 15 June 2004, aged 64 years old.

  26. Álvaro Corcuera

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    Álvaro Corcuera
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    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1957-2014 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Álvaro Corcuera Martínez del Río LC was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest. He was the former General Director of the Catholic Order of the Legion of Christ, serving since January 2005. On October 15, 2012 he went on sabbatical until the convocation of a general chapter; he had an advanced incurable brain tumor, which was undiagnosed at the time.

  27. Fernando Sebastián Aguilar

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    Fernando Sebastián Aguilar
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1929-2019 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Fernando Sebastián Aguilar CMF was a Spanish cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the Archbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela. Pope Francis created him a cardinal in a consistory of February 22, 2014.

  28. Johannes Willebrands

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    Johannes Willebrands
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1909-2006 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Johannes Gerardus Maria Willebrands was a Dutch Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity from 1969 to 1989, and Archbishop of Utrecht from 1975 to 1983. Elevated to the cardinalate in 1969, Willebrands was central to the increased ecumenism of the Church in the second half of the 20th century, and was considered papabile at the two conclaves held in 1978.

  29. John Patrick Foley

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    John Patrick Foley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2011 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestcatholic deacon
    Biography

    John Patrick Foley was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. From 2007 until 2011, he was Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, an order of knighthood under papal protection, having previously served as President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications from 1984 to 2007. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 2007. He provided the commentary for the American television viewers of the Christmas Midnight Mass from St Peter's Basilica, Rome. However, in 2009, he retired from that role after 25 years. The commentary was taken over by Monsignor Thomas Powers of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut, an official in the Congregation for Bishops.

  30. Mieczysław Maliński

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    Mieczysław Maliński
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1923-2017 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestwriterjournalisttheologianpoet
    Biography

    Monsignor Mieczyslaw Malinski was a Polish Roman Catholic priest, theologian and writer.

  31. Wojciech Giertych

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    Wojciech Giertych
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priest
    Biography

    Wojciech Giertych is a Polish Roman Catholic priest in the Dominican Order. He has served in the Prefecture of the Pontifical Household as Theologian of the Pontifical Household since 2005 during the pontificates of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.

  32. Nicola Canali

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    Nicola Canali
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1874-1961 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Nicola Canali was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State from 1939 and as Major Penitentiary from 1941 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1935. He was Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, a prestigious papal order of knighthood.

  33. James Aloysius Hickey

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    James Aloysius Hickey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2004 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    James Aloysius Hickey was an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Washington from 1980 to 2000, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1988.

  34. Dominique Lebrun

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    Dominique Lebrun
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestlawyertheologian
    Biography

    Dominique Lebrun is a French Roman Catholic prelate. Bishop of Saint-Étienne from 2006 to 2015, he was appointed Archbishop of Rouen and Primate of Normandy in July 2015.

  35. Bernardito Auza

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    Bernardito Auza
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    diplomatCatholic priest
    Biography

    Bernardito Cleopas Auza is a Filipino prelate of the Catholic Church. He is the current Apostolic Nuncio to Spain, appointed to that position on 01 October 2019. Prior to this, he served under the diplomatic service of the Holy See, as well as being the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations from 2014 to 2019.

  36. Eduardo Francisco Pironio

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    Eduardo Francisco Pironio
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1920-1998 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacherCatholic priest
    Biography

    Eduardo Francisco Pironio was an Argentine Roman Catholic cardinal who served in numerous departments of the Roman Curia from 1975 to 1996. He was named Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina-Poggio in 1995.

  37. Zbigniew Kiernikowski

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    Zbigniew Kiernikowski
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Zbigniew Kiernikowski is a Polish prelate of the Catholic Church who was bishop of Legnica from 2014 to 2021.

  38. Johannes de Jong

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    Johannes de Jong
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1885-1955 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priestresistance fighter
    Biography

    Johannes de Jong was a Dutch Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Utrecht from 1936 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1946 by Pope Pius XII.

  39. Gintaras Grušas

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    Gintaras Grušas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priestcomputer scientistmathematiciantheologian
    Biography

    Gintaras Linas Grušas is a Lithuanian–American prelate of the Catholic Church. He has been the Archbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania, since April 2013.

  40. Giuseppe Sciacca

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    Giuseppe Sciacca
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    judgetheologianCatholic priestphilosopher
    Biography

    Giuseppe Sciacca is the current Secretary of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura since his appointment by Pope Francis on July 16, 2016, replacing the retiring Archbishop Frans Daneels. Previously, he had served as Adjunct Secretary of the Apostolic Signatura, since Saturday, 24 August 2013. Previously, he had been serving as the Secretary General of the Governatorate of Vatican City State since his appointment by Benedict XVI on 3 September 2011.

  41. José Raúl Vera López

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    José Raúl Vera López
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    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    human rights activistCatholic priest
    Biography

    José Raúl Vera López is a Mexican friar of the Dominican Order and since 2000 bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saltillo. He is known as well for his struggle for human rights and social justice.

  42. J. Peter Sartain

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    J. Peter Sartain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    James Peter Sartain, better known as Peter Sartain, is an American prelate of the Catholic Church. He was the fifth Archbishop of Seattle from 2010 to 2019. He previously served as Bishop of Little Rock (2000–06) and Bishop of Joliet (2006–10).

  43. Mario Grech

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    Mario Grech
    Born in
    Malta Flag Malta
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Mario Grech is a Maltese prelate who was Bishop of Gozo from 2005 to 2019. He was Pro-Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops from October 2019 until he became Secretary General in September 2020.

  44. Varkey Vithayathil

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    Varkey Vithayathil
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1927-2011 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priest
    Biography

    Varkey Vithayathil was an Indian cardinal, served as Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly and head of the Syro-Malabar Church. He was also a religious priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer.

  45. Aloysius Ambrozic

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    Aloysius Ambrozic
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    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    Years
    1930-2011 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    Catholic priesttheologianuniversity teacher
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    Aloysius Matthew Ambrozic was a Roman Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Toronto. He was made a cardinal on 21 February 1998.

  46. Kevin Vann

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    Kevin Vann
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
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    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Kevin William Vann is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was named bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange by Pope Benedict XVI, succeeding the retiring bishop, Tod David Brown, on September 21, 2012. Vann is the ecclesiastical delegate for the Pastoral Provision for Former Anglicans.

  47. Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro

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    Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
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    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestclericcatholic deacon
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    Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church who was appointed secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches and given the rank of archbishop on 25 February 2020. He was the Bishop of the Eparchy of Piana degli Albanesi, a diocese of the Italo-Albanian Catholic Church in Sicily, Italy from 2015 to 2020.

  48. Paul D. Etienne

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    Paul D. Etienne
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Paul Dennis Etienne is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who is the Archbishop of Seattle. Previously, he was the Bishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, from 2009 to 2016 and Archbishop of Anchorage from 2016 to 2019. On September 3, 2019, Etienne automatically became the 6th Archbishop of Seattle following the resignation of his predecessor.

  49. José Bueno y Monreal

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    José Bueno y Monreal
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1904-1987 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    José María Bueno y Monreal was a Spanish Cardinal of the Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Seville from 1957 to 1982, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1958.

  50. Giuseppe Girotti

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    Giuseppe Girotti
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1905-1945 (aged 40)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestdominican friar
    Biography

    Giuseppe Girotti was an Italian Roman Catholic priest and a professed member from the Order of Preachers. He served as a biblical scholar on both the Book of Wisdom and the Book of Isaiah and served as a professor of theological studies prior to World War II where he worked to aid Jewish people and to shield them from the Nazi Holocaust. But the priest was arrested in 1944 and moved from prison to prison before being imprisoned at the Dachau concentration camp where he befriended Josef Beran and Carlo Manziana.

  51. Jose S. Palma

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    Jose S. Palma
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    José Serofia Palma O.P., D.D. is a Filipino prelate who is currently serving as the Archbishop of Cebu since 15 October 2010. He had previously served as Archbishop of Palo in Leyte. He also served as president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines from 2011 to 2013.

  52. Carlos Azpiroz Costa

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    Carlos Azpiroz Costa
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestdominican friarcatholic deacon
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    Carlos Alfonso Azpiroz Costa, O.P., J.C.D. is an Argentinian friar of the Order of Preachers, better known as the Dominicans, who serves as a prelate of the Catholic Church.

  53. Angelo Vincenzo Zani

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    Angelo Vincenzo Zani
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacherCatholic priestphilosopher
    Biography

    Angelo Vincenzo Zani is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church, who has served as the Secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education, its second-highest officer, since November 2012. He was previously its third-highest official for ten years.

  54. Fortunatus Nwachukwu

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    Fortunatus Nwachukwu
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    theologiandiplomatCatholic priestwriter
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    Fortunatus Nwachukwu is a Nigerian prelate of the Catholic Church who has worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See since 1994. He has been an apostolic nuncio with the title of archbishop since 2012.

  55. Martin Grabmann

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    Martin Grabmann
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    Germany Flag Germany
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    1875-1949 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    historianuniversity teacherphilosophertheologian
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    Martin Grabmann was a German Catholic priest, medievalist and historian of theology and philosophy. He was a pioneer of the history of medieval philosophy and has been called "the greatest Catholic scholar of his time."

  56. Pedro López Quintana

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    Pedro López Quintana
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
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    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    diplomatCatholic priest
    Biography

    Pedro López Quintana is a Spanish prelate of the Catholic Church who has worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See since 1984. Since becoming an archbishop in 2003, he has been the head of the papal offices in India, Nepal, Canada, Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia. He has been Apostolic Nuncio to Austria since March 2019.

  57. Servais-Théodore Pinckaers

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    Servais-Théodore Pinckaers
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    1925-2008 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    theologianphilosopheruniversity teacherwriter
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    Servais-Théodore Pinckaers O.P. was a noted moral theologian, Roman Catholic priest, and member of the Dominican Order (Order of Preachers). He has been especially influential in the renewal of a theological and Christological approach to Christian virtue ethics.

  58. Richard John Garcia

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    Richard John Garcia
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-2018 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Richard John Garcia was an American Roman Catholic bishop. He was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as the fourth ordinary bishop of the Diocese of Monterey in California on December 19, 2006, and was installed at a Mass celebrated by Cardinal Roger Mahony on January 30, 2007.

  59. José Antônio Peruzzo

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    José Antônio Peruzzo
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    José Antônio Peruzzo is a Brazilian prelate of the Catholic Church who has been Archbishop of Curitiba since January 2015. He was Bishop of Palmas–Francisco Beltrão from 2005 to 2015.

  60. Jerome Edward Listecki

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    Jerome Edward Listecki
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    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Jerome Edward Listecki, JUDr is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who has served as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, since 2010.

  61. Paul Cremona

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    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestdominican friar
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    Paul Cremona, O.P. was the Archbishop of Malta from 2007 to 2014. He is also a Dominican friar.

  62. Anton Durcovici

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    Born in
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    1888-1951 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
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    Anton Durcovici was a Romanian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and the Bishop of Iaşi from 1947 until his death. Durcovici was a victim of Romania's Communist regime, under which he was imprisoned; he died while in jail. He was known for being a zealous bishop who visited each parish within the confines of his diocese and known for his efforts in preaching the Gospel to all that he could. He likewise was known for his staunch commitment to the values of the Gospel and for his allegiance to the Church which led to his false arrest and imprisonment at the hands of the communist regime. Durcovici was a professor of seminarians and taught his students subjects such as canon law. His zeal as a priest led to his appointment in Bucharest as a rector for seminarians and his renown in Romania led to his episcopal appointment as a bishop.

  63. Vicente Jiménez Zamora

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    Spain Flag Spain
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    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Vicente Jiménez Zamora is a Spanish prelate of the Catholic Church who has been the Archbishop of Zaragoza from 2014 to 2020. He was Bishop of Osma-Soria from 2004 to 2007 and Bishop of Santander from 2007 to 2014.

  64. Henricus Pidyarto Gunawan

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    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
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    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Henricus Pidyarto Gunawan O.Carm. is an Indonesian Roman Catholic bishop.

  65. Antonio Arregui Yarza

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    Antonio Arregui Yarza
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
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    theologianCatholic priest
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    Antonio Arregui Yarza is the Roman Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Guayaquil Ecuador.

  66. Anil Couto

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    India Flag India
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    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto is the serving Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Delhi.

  67. Louis-Albert Vachon

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    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
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    1912-2006 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priest
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    Louis-Albert Vachon, was a Canadian educator, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, and Archbishop of Quebec.

  68. Michael Owen Jackels

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    Born in
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    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Michael Owen Jackels is the twelfth bishop and tenth archbishop of Dubuque in the U.S. state of Iowa. He was previously the Bishop of Wichita in Kansas, replacing Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted. Jackels was consecrated bishop at the Church of the Magdalen in Wichita on April 4, 2005.

  69. Michel Tamarati

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    Georgia Flag Georgia
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    1858-1911 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    historian
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    Michel Tamarati, born Mikhail Tamarashvili, (September 1858 – September 16, 1911) was a Georgian Roman Catholic priest and historian, known for his oft-cited French-language history of the Georgian Christianity L'Eglise géorgienne des origines jusqu' à nos jours published in Rome in 1910. He died while trying to rescue a drowning man in stormy sea near Santa Marinella, Italy.

  70. David Choby

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    1947-2017 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    David Raymond Choby was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the 11th Bishop of Nashville, having previously served as Diocesan Administrator (2004–2006).

  71. Pedro Lombardía

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    1930-1986 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    juristcanon law juristuniversity teacherwriter
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    Pedro Lombardía was a Spanish canonist and pioneer of the Study of State Ecclesiastical Law in Spain. He held the chairs of Canon Law and State Ecclesiastical Law at the University of Navarra and the Complutense University of Madrid.

  72. Rafael Llano Cifuentes

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    1933-2017 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Rafael Llano Cifuentes was a Mexican-born Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate.

  73. Andreas Franz Frühwirth

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    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
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    1845-1933 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    diplomatCatholic priestdominican friar
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    Andreas Frühwirth, was an Austrian friar of the Dominican Order. He was promoted to the rank of cardinal of the Catholic Church and served as the Major Penitentiary of Apostolic Penitentiary.

  74. Manuel Sánchez Cuesta

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    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    philosopherwriteruniversity teacher
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    Manuel Sánchez Cuesta is philosopher, ethicist and humanist.

  75. Benjamín de Arriba y Castro

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    Born in
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    1886-1973 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Benjamín de Arriba y Castro was a Catholic cardinal and archbishop.

  76. Vicente Juan Segura

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    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    diplomatCatholic priest
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    Vicente Juan Segura is the former bishop of Ibiza from his episcopal ordination on 14 May 2005 until 18 January 2020. Segura was formerly head of the Spanish section of the Vatican Secretariat of State.

  77. Carlo Chiarlo

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    Born in
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    1881-1964 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    diplomatCatholic priestCatholic bishop
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    Carlo Chiarlo was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as nuncio to several countries, mostly Latin American, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1958.

  78. Miguel Maury Buendía

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    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestdiplomat
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    Miguel Maury Buendía is a Spanish prelate of the Catholic Church who has spent his career in the diplomatic service of the Holy See. An archbishop since 2008, he has been Apostolic Nuncio to several countries, currently to both Romania and Moldova.

  79. Tit Liviu Chinezu

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    Born in
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    Years
    1904-1955 (aged 51)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Tit Liviu Chinezu was a Romanian bishop of the Greek-Catholic Church.

  80. Noël Kinsella

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    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politicianpsychologist
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    Noël Augustus Kinsella, is a Canadian politician and was Speaker of the Senate of Canada from 2006 to 2014.

  81. Timothy T. O'Donnell

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    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    theologian
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    Timothy Terrance O'Donnell is an academic and Catholic theologian and the current president of Christendom College, located in Front Royal, Virginia.

  82. Alessandro Lualdi

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    1858-1927 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
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    Alessandro Lualdi J.C.D. S.T.D. was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal who served as Archbishop of Palermo.

  83. Evloghios

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    1935-2019 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    minister
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    Evloghios was Archbishop of Milan and Longobardia, and Orthodox Metropolitan of Aquileia and Western Europe (Italian: Evloghios, Arcivescovo di Milano e Longobardia, Metropolita Ortodosso di Aquileia e del’Europa Occidentale; secular name Klaus Augustin Hessler) and Primate of the Holy Synod of Milan. The Church is not recognized by any official Orthodox Church being schismatic therefore the Synod and its members are not in communion with any major Orthodox Church worldwide.

  84. Joseph Clifford Fenton

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    Joseph Clifford Fenton
    Years
    1906-1969 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    priesttheologian
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    Joseph Clifford Fenton, a priest of the diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts, was professor of fundamental dogmatic theology at the Catholic University of America and editor of the American Ecclesiastical Review (1943–1963). Monsignor Fenton is considered a significant American Catholic theologian of the 20th century, serving as a peritus for Cardinal Ottaviani at the Second Vatican Council. He was also Secretary of the Catholic Theological Society of America.

  85. Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti

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    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1876-1943 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    diplomattheologianCatholic priest
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    Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Nuncio to Yugoslavia from 1922 to 1937, and was made a cardinal in 1937.

  86. Jorge Hourton

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    France Flag France
    Years
    1926-2011 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priest
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    Jorge María Hourton Poisson was the Roman Catholic titular bishop of Materiana and, in 1992–2001, the auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Temuco, Chile.

  87. Paul Martin

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    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Paul Martin SM is a New Zealand prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, who is the 10th Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand, since 2017. In 2021, he was named coadjutor archbishop of Wellington.

  88. Iryney Bilyk

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    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Bishop Iryney Ihor Bilyk, O.S.B.M. is a Ukrainian Greek Catholic hierarch. He served as Auxiliary Bishop of Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Ivano-Frankivsk from 15 August 1989 until 21 July 2000 (from 16 January 1991 as Titular Bishop of Novae), as an Eparchial Bishop of Buchach since from 21 July 2000 until 27 July 2007 and as Canon of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore since 27 July 2007.

  89. Yasser Ayyash

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    Jordan Flag Jordan
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Yasser Ayyash is a former archbishop of the Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Petra and Philadelphia in Amman and the current Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchal Archeparchy of Jerusalem.

  90. Altamiro Rossato

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    Altamiro Rossato
    Years
    1925-2014 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Altamiro Rossato was a Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate and Archbishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Porto Alegre. He was Archbishop of Porto Alegre from 1991 till 2001.

  91. José Antonio Souto Paz

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    Years
    1938-2017 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    politicianjuristuniversity teacherwriter
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    José Antonio Souto Paz was a Spanish jurist, academic and politician who served as the first democratic Mayor of Santiago de Compostela from 1979 to 1981 following Spain's transition to democracy.

  92. Federico Cattani Amadori

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    Years
    1856-1943 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Frederico Cattani Amadori was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Secretary of the Apostolic Signatura from 1924 to 1935, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1935.

  93. Anthony John King Mussio

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    Born in
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    Years
    1902-1978 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Anthony John King Mussio was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the first Bishop of Steubenville, Ohio (1945–1977).

  94. Robert Dwayne Gruss

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    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    Catholic priesttheologian
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    Robert Dwayne Gruss is a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He serves as the seventh bishop of the Diocese of Saginaw in Michigan. Previously, he served as the bishop of the Diocese of Rapid City in South Dakota from 2011-2019.

  95. Stjepan Krasić

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    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    historian
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    Stjepan Krasić is Croatian historian, theologian and Roman Catholic friar of the Order of Preachers, member of the Croatian Dominican Province and member of the International Academy of Engineering.

  96. Lluís Clavell Ortiz-Repiso

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    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    Roman Catholic priestphilosopheruniversity teacher
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    Lluis Clavell Ortiz-Repiso is a Roman Catholic priest.

  97. Julito Buhisan Cortes

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    Born in
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    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Julito Buhisan Cortes, D.D. is a prelate of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. He is the current Bishop of Dumaguete in Negros Oriental, Philippines since September 2013. Before his appointment to the See of Dumaguete, Cortes was the Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu from 2002 to 2013.