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Cardinals Created by John Paul II (1983)

Consistory of 1983.02.02 (18)Papal Speeches

Lebanon1. Cardinal Antoine Pierre Khoraiche (Antoine Khoraiche) (Maronite Rite)Permalink

Gloria libani data est ei

former Cardinal-Patriarch
former Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon)

Born:1907.09.20 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1930.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1950.10.15
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:1994.08.19 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Maronites (1950.04.25 – 1957.11.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saïdā of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1950.04.25 – 1957.11.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Saïdā of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1955 – 1957.11.25)

Bishop of Saïdā of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1957.11.25 – 1975.02.03)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon) ([1975.02.03] 1975.02.15 – 1986.04.03)

President of Synod of the Maronite Church (1975.11.25 – 1985)

President of Assembly of the Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon (1975.11.25 – 1985)

Cardinal-Patriarch (1983.02.02 – 1994.08.19)

Cote d’Ivoire2. Cardinal Bernard YagoPermalink

Ut omnes unum sint

former Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono
former Metropolitan Archbishop of Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire)

Born:1916.07 (Cote d’Ivoire)
Ordained Priest:1947.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.08
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:1997.10.05 († 81)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) (1960.04.05 – 1994.12.19)

President of Episcopal Conference of Côte d’Ivoire (1970 – 1993)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono (1983.02.02 – 1997.10.05)

Italy3. Cardinal Aurelio SabattaniPermalink

Radicatus in caritate

former Cardinal-Priest of S. Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-Alessandrine pro hac vice Title
former Bishop-Prelate of Loreto (Italy)
former Protodeacon of College of Cardinals

Born:1912.10.18 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1935.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1965.07.25
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2003.04.19 († 90)

Bishop-Prelate of Loreto (Italy) (1965.06.24 – 1971.09.30)

Titular Archbishop of Iustiniana prima (1965.06.24 – 1983.02.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Cingoli (Italy) (1968 – 1969)

Secretary of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (1971.09.30 – 1982.05.17)

Pro-Prefect of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (1982.05.17 – 1983.02.03)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-Alessandrine (1983.02.02 – 1993.04.05)

Prefect of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (1983.02.03 – 1988.07.01)

President of Fabric of St. Peter (1983.02.08 – 1991.07.01)

Archpriest of Papal Basilica of St. Peter (1983.02.08 – 1991.07.01)

Protodeacon of College of Cardinals (1990.11.26 – 1993.04.05)

Vicar General for the Vatican City State of Roma (Italy) (1991.01.14 – 1991.07.01)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-Alessandrine pro hac vice Title (1993.04.05 – 2003.04.19)

Croatia4. Cardinal Franjo KuharićPermalink

Deus caritas est

former Cardinal-Priest of S. Girolamo dei Croati
former Metropolitan Archbishop of Zagreb (Croatia)

Born:1919.04.15 (Croatia)
Ordained Priest:1945.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1964.05.03
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2002.03.11 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Meta (1964.02.15 – 1970.06.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Zagreb (Croatia) (1964.02.15 – 1970.06.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Zagreb (Croatia) (1970.06.16 – 1997.07.05)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Girolamo dei Croati (1983.02.02 – 2002.03.11)

President of Croatian Bishops’ Conference (1993 – 1997)

Italy5. Cardinal Giuseppe CasoriaPermalink

A Domino avrea domus

former Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuseppe in Via Trionfale pro hac vice Title
former Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship

Born:1908.10.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1930.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.13
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2001.02.08 († 92)

Defender of the Bond of Sacred Roman Rota (1939 – 1952)

Undersecretary of Sacred Congregation for Sacramental Discipline (1959 – 1969)

Secretary of Sacred Congregation for Sacramental Discipline (1969 – 1973.02.02)

Titular Archbishop of Vescovìo (1972.01.06 – 1983.02.02)

Secretary of Sacred Congregation for the Causes of Saints (1973.02.02 – 1981.08.24)

Pro-Prefect of Sacred Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship (1981.08.24 – 1983.02.03)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giuseppe in Via Trionfale (1983.02.02 – 1993.04.05)

Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship (1983.02.03 – 1984.04.08)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuseppe in Via Trionfale pro hac vice Title (1993.04.05 – 2001.02.08)

Venezuela6. Cardinal José Alí Lebrún MoratinosPermalink

Veritatem facientes in caritate

former Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio
former Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela)

Born:1919.03.19 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1956.09.02
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2001.02.21 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Aradus (1956.08.02 – 1958.06.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1956.08.02 – 1958.06.21)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (1958.06.21 – 1962.03.19)

Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1962.03.19 – 1972.09.21)

Titular Archbishop of Voncaria (1972.09.21 – 1980.05.24)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1972.09.21 – 1980.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1980.05.24 – 1995.05.27)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio (1983.02.02 – 2001.02.21)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (1984 – 1990)

USA7. Cardinal Joseph Louis BernardinPermalink

As those who serve

former Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin Lavoratore
former Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA)

Born:1928.04.02 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1952.04.26
Consecrated Bishop:1966.04.26
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:1996.11.14 († 68)

Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta (USA) (1966.03.04 – 1968)

Titular Bishop of Lugura (1966.03.04 – 1972.11.21)

Secretary General of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1968 – 1972)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cincinnati (USA) (1972.11.21 – 1982.07.08)

President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1974 – 1977)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA) (1982.07.08 – 1996.11.14)

Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin Lavoratore (1983.02.02 – 1996.11.14)

Thailand8. Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu (87)Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu (87)Permalink

Per crucem ad lucem

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Panisperna
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bangkok (Thailand)

Born:1929.01.25 (Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1959.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1973.06.03
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangkok (Thailand) (1972.12.18 – 2009.05.14)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (1979 – 1982)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Panisperna (1983.02.02 – ...)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (1985 – 1991)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (1994 – 1997)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (2000 – 2006)

Angola9. Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento (91)Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento (91)Permalink

Turres fortissima nomen Domini

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marco in Agro Laurentino
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Luanda (Angola)

Born:1925.03.01 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.31
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02

Bishop of Malanje (Angola) (1975.08.10 – 1977.02.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lubango (Angola) (1977.02.03 – 1986.02.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Ondjiva (Angola) (1977.02.03 – 1986.02.16)

President of Caritas Internationalis (1983 – 1991)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marco in Agro Laurentino (1983.02.02 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Luanda (Angola) (1986.02.16 – 2001.01.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (1990 – 1997)

Colombia10. Cardinal Alfonso López TrujilloPermalink

Veritas et caritate

former Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
former President of Pontifical Council for the Family

Born:1935.11.08 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1960.11.13
Consecrated Bishop:1971.03.25
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2008.04.19 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Boseta (1971.02.25 – 1978.05.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia) (1971.02.25 – 1978.05.22)

Secretary General of Latin American Episcopal Council (1972 – 1979)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Medellín (Colombia) (1978.05.22 – 1979.06.02)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1979 – 1983)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Medellín (Colombia) (1979.06.02 – 1991.01.09)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Prisca (1983.02.02 – 2001.11.17)

President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia (1987 – 1990)

President of Pontifical Council for the Family (1990.11.08 – 2008.04.19)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (2001.11.17 [2002.04.27] – 2008.04.19)

Belgium11. Cardinal Godfried Danneels (82)Cardinal Godfried Danneels (82)Permalink

Apparuit humanitas Dei nostri

Cardinal-Priest of S. Anastasia
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Mechelen–Brussel (Belgium)
Military Ordinary emeritus of Belgium (Belgium)
President emeritus of Episcopal Conference of Belgium

Born:1933.06.04 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1957.08.17
Consecrated Bishop:1977.12.18
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02

Bishop of Antwerpen (Belgium) (1977.11.04 – 1979.12.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen–Brussel (Belgium) (1979.12.19 – 2010.01.18)

President of Episcopal Conference of Belgium (1979.12.19 – 2010.01.18)

Military Vicar of Belgium (Belgium) (1980.09.15 – 1986.07.21)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Anastasia (1983.02.02 – ...)

Military Ordinary of Belgium (Belgium) (1986.07.21 – 2010.01.18)

New Zealand12. Cardinal Thomas Stafford Williams (86)Cardinal Thomas Stafford Williams (86)Permalink

Unity is Christ

Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin Maestro alla Pineta Sacchetti
Military Ordinary emeritus of New Zealand (New Zealand)

Born:1930.03.20 (New Zealand)
Ordained Priest:1959.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1979.12.20
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02

Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand) (1979.10.30 – 2005.03.21)

President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (1980 – 1988)

Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin Maestro alla Pineta Sacchetti (1983.02.02 – ...)

President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania (1992 – 1999)

Military Ordinary of New Zealand (New Zealand) (1995.06.01 – 2005.04.01)

Italy13. Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, S.J.Permalink

Pro veritate adversa diligere

former Cardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia
former Metropolitan Archbishop of Milano (Italy)

Born:1927.02.15 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1952.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1980.01.06
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2012.08.31 († 85)

Rector of Pontifical Biblical Institute (Biblicum) (1969.09.29 – 1978.07.18)

Rector Magnificus of Pontifical Gregorian University (1978.07.18 – 1979.12.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Milano (Italy) (1979.12.29 – 2002.07.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia (1983.02.02 – 2012.08.31)

President of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (1986 – 1993)

France14. Cardinal Jean-Marie LustigerPermalink

Rien n’est impossible à Dieu

former Cardinal-Priest of S. Luigi dei Francesi
former Metropolitan Archbishop of Paris (France)
former Ordinary of France of the Eastern Rite (France)

Born:1926.09.17 (France)
Ordained Priest:1954.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1979.12.08
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2007.08.05 († 80)

Bishop of Orléans (France) (1979.11.10 – 1981.01.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Paris (France) (1981.01.31 – 2005.02.11)

Ordinary of France of the Eastern Rite (France) (1981.03.12 – 2005.03.14)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1983.02.02 – 1994.11.26)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Luigi dei Francesi (1994.11.26 – 2007.08.05)

Poland15. Cardinal Józef GlempPermalink

Caritati in Justitia

former Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere
former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa (Poland)
former Ordinary of Poland of the Eastern Rite (Poland)

Born:1929.12.18 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1979.04.21
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2013.01.23 († 83)

Bishop of Warmia (Poland) (1979.03.04 – 1981.07.07)

President of Episcopal Conference of Poland (1981 – 2004.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno (Poland) (1981.07.07 – 1992.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa (Poland) (1981.07.07 – 2006.12.06)

Ordinary of Poland of the Eastern Rite (Poland) (1981.09.18 – 2007.06.09)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere (1983.02.02 – 2013.01.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Warszawa (Poland) (2007.01.07 – 2007.03.03)

Latvia16. Cardinal Julijans VaivodsPermalink

Ad Jesum per Mariam

former Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Quattro Coronati
former President of Episcopal Conference of Latvia
former Apostolic Administrator of Riga (Latvia)

Born:1895.08.18 (Latvia)
Ordained Priest:1918.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:1964.11.18
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:1990.05.24 († 94)

Titular Bishop of Macriana maior (1964.11.10 – 1983.02.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Liepāja (Latvia) (1964.11.10 – 1990.05.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Riga (Latvia) (1964.11.10 – 1990.05.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Latvia (1970 – 1990.05.24)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Quattro Coronati (1983.02.02 – 1990.05.24)

Germany17. Cardinal Joachim Meisner (82)Cardinal Joachim Meisner (82)Permalink

Spes nostra firma

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pudenziana
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Köln (Germany)

Born:1933.12.25 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1975.05.17
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02

Titular Bishop of Vina (1975.03.17 – 1980.04.22)

Auxiliary Administrator of Erfurt–Meiningen (Germany) (1975.03.17 – 1980.04.22)

Bishop of Berlin (Germany) (1980.04.22 – 1988.12.20)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pudenziana (1983.02.02 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Köln (Germany) (1988.12.20 – 2014.02.28)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (1995.11.06 – 2014.02.24)

France18. Cardinal Henri-Marie de Lubac, S.J.Permalink

former Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Domnica

Born:1896.02.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:1927.08.22
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:1991.09.04 († 95)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Domnica (1983.02.02 – 1991.09.04)

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