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Deceased Cardinals

since a.d. 2020

Date of DeathAscendingDeceased Cardinals (28)
2020.05.12ItalyCardinal Renato Corti († 84)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni a Porta Latina (2016.11.19 [2017.05.14] – 2020.05.12)

Bishop emeritus of Novara (Italy) (1990.12.19 – 2011.11.24)

2020.07.17PolandCardinal Zenon Grocholewski († 80)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Nicola in Carcere pro hac vice Title (2011.02.21 – 2020.07.17)

Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions) (1999.11.15 – 2015.03.31)

President emeritus of Pontifical Work for Ecclesiastical Vocations (1999.11.15 – 2015.03.31)

2020.09.02NetherlandsCardinal Adrianus Johannes Simonis († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1985.05.25 – 2020.09.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Utrecht (Netherlands) (1983.12.03 – 2007.04.14)

2020.09.05UkraineCardinal Marian Jaworski († 94)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sisto (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – 2020.09.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Lviv (Ukraine) (1991.01.16 – 2008.10.21)

2020.10.28MalaysiaCardinal Anthony Soter Fernandez († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Alberto Magno (2016.11.19 [2016.11.21] – 2020.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1983.07.02 – 2003.05.24)

2020.11.15EcuadorCardinal Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga († 86)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Via (2010.11.20 [2010.11.28] – 2020.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Quito (Ecuador) (2003.03.21 – 2010.09.11)

2020.11.16PolandCardinal Henryk Roman Gulbinowicz († 97)

Cardinal-Priest of Immacolata Concezione di Maria a Grottarossa (1985.05.25 – 2020.11.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Wrocław (Poland) (1976.01.03 – 2004.04.03)

2021.01.07SwitzerlandCardinal Henri Schwery († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Protomartiri a Via Aurelia Antica (1991.06.28 – 2021.01.07)

Bishop emeritus of Sion (Switzerland) (1977.07.22 – 1995.04.01)

2021.01.13BrazilCardinal Eusébio Oscar Scheid, S.C.I. († 88)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Bonifacio ed Alessio (2003.10.21 [2004.06.14] – 2021.01.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (2001.07.25 – 2009.02.27)

Ordinary emeritus of Brazil of the Eastern Rite (Brazil) (2001.10.03 – 2010.07.28)

2021.04.02CameroonCardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi († 90)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Martiri dell’Uganda a Poggio Ameno (1988.06.28 – 2021.04.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Douala (Cameroon) (1991.08.31 – 2009.11.17)

2021.04.10AustraliaCardinal Edward Idris Cassidy (葛錫迪) († 96)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Via Lata pro hac vice Title (2002.02.26 [2003.06.25] – 2021.04.10)

President emeritus of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (1989.12.12 – 2001.03.03)

President emeritus of Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews (1989.12.12 – 2001.03.03)

2021.04.17LesothoCardinal Sebastian Koto Khoarai, O.M.I. († 91)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio (2016.11.19 – 2021.04.17)

Bishop emeritus of Mohale’s Hoek (Lesotho) (1977.11.10 – 2014.02.11)

2021.04.27South KoreaCardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (정진석 니콜라오 / 鄭鎮奭) († 89)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a Boccea (2006.03.24 [2006.11.19] – 2021.04.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (1998.04.03 – 2012.05.10)

2021.05.29BruneiCardinal Cornelius Sim († 69)

Cardinal-Priest of San Giuda Taddeo Apostolo (2020.11.28 – 2021.05.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Brunei (Brunei) (2004.10.20 – 2021.05.29)

2021.07.11Congo-KinshasaCardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya († 81)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria «Regina Pacis» in Ostia mare (2010.11.20 [2011.01.22] – 2021.07.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kinshasa (Congo-Kinshasa) (2007.12.06 – 2018.11.01)

2021.07.29FranceCardinal Albert Vanhoye, S.J. († 98)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Mercede e S. Adriano a Villa Albani pro hac vice Title (2016.06.20 – 2021.07.29)

Secretary emeritus of Pontifical Biblical Commission (1990 – 2001)

2021.08.10SpainCardinal Eduardo Martínez Somalo († 94)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Nome di Gesù pro hac vice Title (1999.01.09 [2000.06.04] – 2021.08.10)

Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church emeritus of Apostolic Camera (1993.04.05 – 2007.04.04)

2021.09.23VenezuelaCardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino († 79)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria ai Monti (2006.03.24 [2006.07.02] – 2021.09.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Caracas (Venezuela) (2005.09.19 – 2018.07.09)

2021.09.26BrazilCardinal José Freire Falcão († 95)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Luca a Via Prenestina (1988.06.28 – 2021.09.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Brasília (Brazil) (1984.02.15 – 2004.01.28)

2021.09.29MozambiqueCardinal Alexandre José María dos Santos, O.F.M. († 97)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Frumenzio ai Prati Fiscali (1988.06.28 – 2021.09.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Maputo (Mozambique) (1976.09.18 – 2003.02.22)

2021.10.03ChileCardinal Jorge Arturo Medina Estévez († 94)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Saba pro hac vice Title (2008.03.01 – 2021.10.03)

Bishop emeritus of Valparaíso (Chile) (1993.04.16 – 1996.06.21)

Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (1998.02.23 – 2002.10.01)

2022.01.05SpainCardinal Francisco Álvarez Martínez († 96)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria «Regina Pacis» a Monte Verde (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – 2022.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Toledo (Spain) (1995.06.23 – 2002.10.24)

2022.02.16ItalyCardinal Luigi De Magistris († 95)

Cardinal-Deacon of SS. Nomi di Gesù e Maria in Via Lata (2015.02.14 [2015.02.17] – 2022.02.16)

Major Pro-Penitentiary emeritus of Apostolic Penitentiary (2001.11.22 – 2003.10.04)

2022.03.05ItalyCardinal Agostino Cacciavillan († 95)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Angeli Custodi a Città Giardino pro hac vice Title (2011.02.21 – 2022.03.05)

President emeritus of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (1998.11.05 – 2002.10.01)

2022.03.28EgyptCardinal Antonios I Naguib (Coptic Rite) († 87)

Cardinal-Patriarch (2010.11.20 – 2022.03.28)

Patriarch emeritus of Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) ([2006.03.30] 2006.04.07 – 2013.01.15)

2022.04.20MexicoCardinal Javier Lozano Barragán († 89)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Dorotea (2014.06.12 [2014.11.01] – 2022.04.20)

Bishop emeritus of Zacatecas (Mexico) (1984.10.28 – 1996.10.31)

President emeritus of Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers (1997.01.07 – 2009.04.18)

2022.04.27SpainCardinal Carlos Amigo Vallejo, O.F.M. († 87)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Monserrato degli Spagnoli (2003.10.21 [2004.04.27] – 2022.04.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Sevilla (Spain) (1982.05.22 – 2009.11.05)

2022.05.27ItalyCardinal Angelo Sodano († 94)

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (1994.01.10 – 2022.05.27)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Nuova in commendum (1994.01.10 – 2022.05.27)

Secretary of State emeritus of Secretariat of State (1991.06.29 – 2006.09.15)

as of 2022.06.26

See Also

Cardinals by Consistory

Cardinals by Name

Cardinals by Religious Order

Deceased Bishops in 2022

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