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Deceased Cardinals

since a.d. 2010

Date of DeathAscendingDeceased Cardinals (67)
2010.01.09MadagascarCardinal Armand Gaétan Razafindratandra († 84)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Silvestro e Martino ai Monti (1994.11.26 – 2010.01.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Antananarivo (Madagascar) (1994.02.03 – 2005.12.07)

2010.04.16CzechiaCardinal Tomáš Špidlík, S.J. († 90)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Agata de’ Goti (2003.10.21 [2004.02.05] – 2010.04.16)

2010.04.30GermanyCardinal Paul Augustin Mayer, O.S.B. († 98)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Anselmo all’Aventino pro hac vice Title (1996.01.29 – 2010.04.30)

President emeritus of Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” (1988.07.02 – 1991.07.01)

2010.05.04ItalyCardinal Luigi Poggi († 92)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina (2005.02.24 [2005.05.08] – 2010.05.04)

Protodeacon emeritus of College of Cardinals (2002.02.26 – 2005.02.24)

2010.11.22SpainCardinal Urbano Navarrete Cortés, S.J. († 90)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Ponziano (2007.11.24 [2008.01.13] – 2010.11.22)

Rector Magnificus emeritus of Pontifical Gregorian University (1980.11 – 1986)

2010.12.02ItalyCardinal Michele Giordano († 80)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gioacchino ai Prati di Castello (1988.06.28 – 2010.12.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Napoli (Italy) (1987.05.09 – 2006.05.20)

2011.04.01IndiaCardinal Varkey Vithayathil, C.SS.R. (Syro-Malabar Rite) († 83)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bernardo alle Terme (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – 2011.04.01)

Major Archbishop of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1999.12.18 – 2011.04.01)

President of Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church (1996.11.11 – 2011.04.01)

2011.04.18ItalyCardinal Giovanni Saldarini († 86)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio pro hac vice Title (1991.06.28 – 2011.04.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Torino (Italy) (1989.01.31 – 1999.06.19)

2011.05.01SpainCardinal Agustín García-Gasco y Vicente († 80)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello (2007.11.24 [2008.04.05] – 2011.05.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Valencia (Spain) (1992.07.24 – 2009.01.08)

2011.06.30GermanyCardinal Georg Maximilian Sterzinsky († 75)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuseppe all’Aurelio (1991.06.28 – 2011.06.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Berlin (Germany) (1994.06.27 – 2011.02.24)

2011.07.21BelarusCardinal Kazimierz Świątek (Казімір Свёнтэк) († 96)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gerardo Maiella (1994.11.26 – 2011.07.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Minsk–Mohilev (Belarus) (1991.04.13 – 2006.06.14)

Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Pinsk (Belarus) (1991.04.13 – 2011.06.30)

2011.07.24ItalyCardinal Virgilio Noè († 89)

Cardinal-Priest of «Regina Apostolorum» (2002.02.26 [2002.05.26] – 2011.07.24)

President emeritus of Permanent Commission for the Protection of Historical and Artistic Monuments of the Holy See (1989.05.24 – 2003.03.08)

2011.08.26CanadaCardinal Aloysius Matthew Ambrozic (Alojzij Matej Ambrožič) († 81)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1998.02.21 [1998.10.04] – 2011.08.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Toronto (Canada) (1990.03.17 – 2006.12.16)

2011.09.03PolandCardinal Andrzej Maria Deskur († 87)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Cesareo in Palatio pro hac vice Title (1996.01.29 – 2011.09.03)

President of Pontifical Academy of the Immaculate Conception (1987.01.24 – 2011.09.03)

2011.12.11USACardinal John Patrick Foley († 76)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Sebastiano al Palatino (2007.11.24 [2007.11.27] – 2011.12.11)

Grand Master emeritus of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (2007.12.22 – 2011.08.29)

2012.01.31USACardinal Anthony Joseph Bevilacqua († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore e S. Alfonso in Via Merulana (1991.06.28 – 2012.01.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia (USA) (1988.02.11 – 2003.07.15)

2012.03.09PhilippinesCardinal José Tomás Sánchez († 91)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pio V a Villa Carpegna pro hac vice Title (2002.02.26 [2002.05.12] – 2012.03.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nueva Segovia (Philippines) (1982.01.12 – 1986.03.22)

Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Clergy (1991.07.01 – 1996.06.15)

2012.04.07SyriaCardinal Ignace Moussa I Daoud (Basile Moussa Daoud) (Syriac Rite) († 81)

Cardinal-Patriarch (2001.02.21 – 2012.04.07)

Patriarch emeritus of Antioch of the Syriacs (Lebanon) ([1998.10.13] 1998.10.20 – 2001.01.08)

Patriarch ad personam (2001.01.08 – 2012.04.07)

2012.04.10Puerto RicoCardinal Luis Aponte Martínez († 89)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Madre della Provvidenza a Monte Verde (1973.03.05 – 2012.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of San Juan de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (1964.11.04 – 1999.03.26)

2012.06.04GuatemalaCardinal Rodolfo Quezada Toruño († 80)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Saturnino (2003.10.21 [2004.03.13] – 2012.06.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Guatemala (Guatemala) (2001.06.19 – 2010.10.02)

2012.07.09BrazilCardinal Eugênio de Araújo Sales († 91)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio VII (1969.04.30 – 2012.07.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (1971.03.13 – 2001.07.25)

Protopriest of College of Cardinals (2009.02.16 – 2012.07.09)

2012.08.22TaiwanCardinal Paul Shan Kuo-hsi (單國璽), S.J. († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono (1998.02.21 [1998.05.17] – 2012.08.22)

Bishop emeritus of Kaohsiung 高雄 (Taiwan) (1991.03.04 – 2006.01.05)

2012.08.31ItalyCardinal Carlo Maria Martini, S.J. († 85)

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

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

2012.09.20ItalyCardinal Fortunato Baldelli († 77)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Anselmo all’Aventino (2010.11.20 [2011.02.27] – 2012.09.20)

Major Penitentiary emeritus of Apostolic Penitentiary (2009.06.02 – 2012.01.05)

2013.01.23PolandCardinal Józef Glemp († 83)

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

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

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

2013.02.08ItalyCardinal Giovanni Cheli († 94)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Cosma e Damiano pro hac vice Title (2008.03.01 – 2013.02.08)

President emeritus of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (1989.03.01 – 1998.06.15)

2013.02.23BelgiumCardinal Julien Ries († 92)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia (2012.02.18 [2012.10.20] – 2013.02.23)

2013.02.28FranceCardinal Jean Honoré († 92)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Salute a Primavalle (2001.02.21 [2001.05.27] – 2013.02.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Tours (France) (1981.08.13 – 1997.07.22)

2013.04.10ItalyCardinal Lorenzo Antonetti († 90)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Agnese in Agone pro hac vice Title (2008.03.01 – 2013.04.10)

Pontifical Legate emeritus for the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi (1998.11.05 – 2006.02.21)

2013.06.05PolandCardinal Stanisław Nagy, S.C.I. († 91)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria della Scala (2003.10.21 [2004.01.25] – 2013.06.05)

2013.07.19IndiaCardinal Simon Ignatius Pimenta († 93)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria «Regina Mundi» a Torre Spaccata (1988.06.28 – 2013.07.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bombay (India) (1978.09.11 – 1996.11.08)

President emeritus of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (1993 – 1997)

2013.07.28ItalyCardinal Ersilio Tonini († 99)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore a Valmelaina (1994.11.26 – 2013.07.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ravenna–Cervia (Italy) (1986.09.30 – 1990.10.27)

2013.08.29ZambiaCardinal Medardo Joseph Mazombwe († 81)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Emerenziana a Tor Fiorenza (2010.11.20 [2011.03.26] – 2013.08.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Lusaka (Zambia) (1996.11.30 – 2006.10.28)

2013.11.11ItalyCardinal Domenico Bartolucci († 96)

Cardinal-Deacon of SS. Nomi di Gesù e Maria in Via Lata (2010.11.20 [2011.09.28] – 2013.11.11)

Director Master emeritus of Pontifical Musical Chorus of the Sistine Chapel (1956.12 – 1997.05.29)

2013.12.17SpainCardinal Ricardo María Carles Gordó († 87)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Consolatrice al Tiburtino (1994.11.26 – 2013.12.17)

Archbishop emeritus of Barcelona (Spain) (1990.03.23 – 2004.06.15)

2014.03.12PortugalCardinal José da Cruz Policarpo († 78)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio in Campo Marzio (2001.02.21 [2001.05.27] – 2014.03.12)

Patriarch emeritus of Lisboa (Portugal) (1998.03.24 – 2013.05.18)

President emeritus of Episcopal Conference of Portugal (2011.05.03 – 2013.05.18)

2014.04.08IraqCardinal Emmanuel III Delly (Emmanuel-Karim Delly) (Chaldean Rite) († 86)

Cardinal-Patriarch (2007.11.24 – 2014.04.08)

Patriarch emeritus of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([2003.12.03] 2003.12.03 – 2012.12.19)

President emeritus of Synod of the Chaldean Church (2003.12.03 – 2012.12.19)

President emeritus of Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Iraq (2003.12.03 – 2012.12.19)

2014.05.12ItalyCardinal Marco († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marco (1979.06.30 – 2014.05.12)

Patriarch emeritus of Venezia (Italy) (1978.12.07 – 2002.01.05)

2014.06.02IndiaCardinal Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy († 90)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria delle Grazie alle Fornaci fuori Porta Cavalleggeri pro hac vice Title (1996.01.29 – 2014.06.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bangalore (India) (1968.01.11 – 1971.04.30)

Protodeacon emeritus of College of Cardinals (1993.04.05 – 1996.01.29)

2014.06.09Cote d’IvoireCardinal Bernard Agré († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto (2001.02.21 [2001.05.27] – 2014.06.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) (1994.12.19 – 2006.05.02)

2014.07.27ItalyCardinal Francesco Marchisano († 85)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lucia del Gonfalone pro hac vice Title (2014.06.12 – 2014.07.27)

President emeritus of Labour Office of the Apostolic See (2005.02.05 – 2009.07.03)

President emeritus of Permanent Commission for the Protection of Historical and Artistic Monuments of the Holy See (2003.03.08 – 2009.07.03)

2014.08.03AustraliaCardinal Edward Bede Clancy († 90)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Vallicella (1988.06.28 – 2014.08.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Sydney (Australia) (1983.02.12 – 2001.03.26)

2014.08.20USACardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka († 86)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio (1988.06.28 – 2014.08.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Detroit (USA) (1981.03.21 – 1990.04.28)

President emeritus of Governorate of the Vatican City State (2001.02.22 – 2006.09.15)

President emeritus of Pontifical Commission for the Vatican City State (1997.10.14 – 2006.09.15)

2014.11.22ItalyCardinal Fiorenzo Angelini († 98)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Spirito in Sassia pro hac vice Title (2002.02.26 [2002.04.07] – 2014.11.22)

President emeritus of Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers (1989.03.01 – 1996.10.31)

2014.12.09ArgentinaCardinal Jorge María Mejía († 91)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Girolamo della Carità pro hac vice Title (2011.02.21 – 2014.12.09)

Librarian emeritus of Vatican Apostolic Library (1998.03.07 – 2003.11.24)

Archivist emeritus of Vatican Secret Archives (1998.03.07 – 2003.11.24)

2015.02.10GermanyCardinal Karl Josef Becker, S.J. († 86)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giuliano Martire (2012.02.18 [2012.04.22] – 2015.02.10)

2015.03.05USACardinal Edward Michael Egan († 82)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo (2001.02.21 [2001.02.23] – 2015.03.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of New York (USA) (2000.05.11 – 2009.02.23)

2015.04.08CanadaCardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte († 78)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora del SS. Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi (1994.11.26 – 2015.04.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Montréal (Canada) (1990.03.17 – 2012.03.20)

2015.04.14ItalyCardinal Roberto Tucci, S.J. († 93)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio pro hac vice Title (2011.02.21 – 2015.04.14)

President emeritus of Vatican Radio (1985 – 2001)

2015.04.17USACardinal Francis Eugene George, O.M.I. († 78)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bartolomeo all’Isola (1998.02.21 – 2015.04.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Chicago (USA) (1997.04.08 – 2014.09.20)

2015.04.29ItalyCardinal Giovanni Canestri († 96)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Andrea della Valle (1988.06.28 – 2015.04.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Genova (Italy) (1989.06.16 – 1995.04.20)

2015.07.11ItalyCardinal Giacomo Biffi († 87)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni Evangelista e Petronio (1985.05.25 – 2015.07.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bologna (Italy) (1984.04.19 – 2003.12.16)

2015.07.23USACardinal William Wakefield Baum († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Via Flaminia (1976.05.24 – 2015.07.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Washington (USA) (1973.03.05 – 1980.03.18)

Major Penitentiary emeritus of Apostolic Penitentiary (1990.04.06 – 2001.11.22)

2015.08.17HungaryCardinal László Paskai, O.F.M. († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Teresa al Corso d’Italia (1988.06.28 – 2015.08.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Esztergom–Budapest (Hungary) (1993.05.31 – 2002.12.07)

2015.10.24SlovakiaCardinal Ján Chryzostom Korec, S.J. († 91)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Fabiano e Venanzio a Villa Fiorelli (1991.06.28 – 2015.10.24)

Bishop emeritus of Nitra (Slovakia) (1990.02.06 – 2005.06.09)

2015.12.09ItalyCardinal Carlo Furno († 94)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Onofrio (2006.03.28 [2006.05.10] – 2015.12.09)

Grand Master emeritus of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (1995.12.21 – 2007.06.27)

2015.12.09BoliviaCardinal Julio Terrazas Sandoval, C.SS.R. († 79)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – 2015.12.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) (1991.02.06 – 2013.05.25)

2016.03.31SwitzerlandCardinal Georges-Marie-Martin Cottier, O.P. († 93)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Domenico e Sisto pro hac vice Title (2014.06.12 – 2016.03.31)

Pro-Theologian emeritus of Prefecture of the Papal Household (2003.10.21 – 2005.12.01)

2016.05.16ItalyCardinal Giovanni Coppa († 90)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Lino (2007.11.24 [2008.01.27] – 2016.05.16)

Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Czech Republic (1990.06.30 – 2001.05.19)

2016.05.26ItalyCardinal Loris Francesco Capovilla († 100)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere (2014.02.22 – 2016.05.26)

Archbishop-Prelate emeritus of Loreto (Italy) (1971.09.25 – 1988.12.10)

2016.07.09ItalyCardinal Silvano Piovanelli († 92)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria delle Grazie a Via Trionfale (1985.05.25 – 2016.07.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Firenze (Italy) (1983.03.18 – 2001.03.21)

2016.08.02PolandCardinal Franciszek Macharski († 89)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni a Porta Latina (1979.06.30 – 2016.08.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kraków (Poland) (1978.12.29 – 2005.06.03)

2016.12.14BrazilCardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns, O.F.M. († 95)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Tuscolana (1973.03.05 – 2016.12.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Paulo (Brazil) (1970.10.22 – 1998.04.15)

Protopriest of College of Cardinals (2012.07.09 – 2016.12.14)

2017.01.13SwitzerlandCardinal Gilberto Agustoni († 94)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Urbano e Lorenzo a Prima Porta pro hac vice Title (2005.02.24 [2005.12.11] – 2017.01.13)

Prefect emeritus of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (1994.11.26 – 1998.10.05)

President emeritus of Supreme Court of the Vatican City State (1994.11.26 – 1998.10.05)

2017.02.21IrelandCardinal Desmond Connell († 90)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Silvestro in Capite (2001.02.21 [2001.04.22] – 2017.02.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Dublin (Ireland) (1988.01.21 – 2004.04.26)

2017.03.18CzechiaCardinal Miloslav Vlk († 84)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme (1994.11.26 – 2017.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Praha (Czechia) (1991.03.27 – 2010.02.13)

2017.03.23USACardinal William Henry Keeler († 86)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria degli Angeli (1994.11.26 – 2017.03.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Baltimore (USA) (1989.04.06 – 2007.07.12)

as of 2017.03.27

See Also

Cardinals by Consistory

Cardinals by Name

Cardinals by Religious Order

Deceased Bishops in 2017

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