Arinze, Francis: b. Nov.
1, 1932, Eziowelle, Nigeria; ord. priest Nov.23, 1958; ordained titular Bishop
of Fassianna and auxilliary of Onitsha, August 29, 1965;became Archbishop
of Onitsha, 1967-84; Pro-President of the Secretariat for Non Christians (now
Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue), 1984; created Cardinal, May
25, 1985; deacon, St. John (della Pigna), transfered to the order of Cardinal
priests, Jan. 29, 1996. President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious
Dialogue since 1985. Curial membership:
Doctrine of the Faith; Oriental Churches;
Evangelization of Peoples; Cause of Saints; Laity, Christian Unity; Culture;
International Eucharistic Congresses; Jubilee Year 2000.
do Nascimento, Alexandre:
b. Mar. 1 1925, Malanje, Angola; ord. priest Dec.20, 1952, in Rome; professor
of dogmatic theology in major seminary of Luanda, Angola; editor of O Apostolado,
Catholic newspaper; forced into excile in Lisborn, Portugal 1961-1971; returned
to Angola, 1971; active with student and refugee groups; professor at Pius
XII Institute of Social Sciences; ord. Bishop of Malanje, Aug. 31, 1975; became
archbishop of Lubango and apostolic Administrator of Onjiva, 1977-1986; held
hostage by Angolan guerrillas, Oct. 15 to Nov. 16, 1982; created Cardinal
Feb. 2, 1983; titular Church, St. Mark in Agro Laurentino. Archbishop of Luanda
since 1986. Retired Jan.23, 2001.
Evangelization of Peoples; Catholic Education.
Magéot, Jean: b. in
Quatre-Bornes, Port-Louis, Mauritius, 3 Feb. 1916; ord. 17 Dec. 1938; consecrated
Bishop of Port-Louis 4 May 1969; created Cardinal 28 Jun. 1988; titular church
of St. Gabriel Archangel all'Aqua Traversa. Retired 15 Feb. 1993.
Napier, Wifred Fox, OFM:
b. 8 Mar. 1941 in Swartberg, Kokstrad, South Africa; ord. 25 Jul. 1970; Ordained
Bishop of Kokstrad 28 Feb. 1981. Currently Archbishp of Durban, South Africa.
C.I.C.M.: b. Dec. 3, 1930, Mazalonga, Demogratic Rep. of Congo (then Belgian
Congo); ord. priest, July 13, 1958; educ. Institute of Paris (degree in Socilogy)
and Lumen Vitae, Belgium (degree in pastoral theology); ord. titular Bishop
of Menefessi and co-adjutor Archbishop of Mbandaka-Bikora, Nov. 7, 1975; Archbishop
of Mbandaka-Bikora, 1977-1990; Archbishop of Kinshasa since July 7, 1990;
created Cardinal June 28, 1991; titular Church, St. Lucy (a Piazza d'Armi).
Evangelization of Peoples; Council for Family.
Gantin, Bernardin: b. May
8, 1922, Toffo, Dahomey (now Benin); ord. priest Jan. 14, 1951; ord. titular
Bishop of Tipasa di mauritania and Auxilliary of Cotonou, Benin, Feb. 3, 1957;
Archbishop of Cotonou, 1960-71; associate Secretary (1971-73) and Secretary
(1973-75) of Congregation for Evangelization of Peoples; Vice-President (1975)
and President (1976-84) of Pontifical Commission for Justice and Peace; created
Cardinal deacon, June 27, 1977; transfered to order of Priests June 25, 1984;
titular Church, Sacred Heart Christ the King; titular Bishop of Suburbicarian
see of Palestrina Sept. 29, 1986, when he entered the order of Cardinal Bishops,
and of Ostia June 5 1993, when he became Dean of the College of Cardinals.
Dean of the College of Cardinals since 1993. Retired in 2002.
Kozlowiecki, Adam, SJ: b.1
April, 1911 in Huta Komorowska, Poland; ord. priest 24 June, 1937; ord. Titular
Bishop of Diospoli inferiore 11 Sep. 1955; promoted as Archbishop of Lusaka,
Zambia 25 April, 1959; became Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka 29 May, 1969,
but still lives and works in a parish in Zambia as a missionary; created Cardinal
21 Feb. 1998; titular Church, St. Andrea at the Quirinale, 29.
+Otunga, Maurice Michael:
b. Jan. 1923-2003, Chebukwa, Kenya; son of African Tradional Religion tribal
Chief; baptized 1935; ord. priest Oct. 3, 1950 in Rome; taught at Kisumu Major
Seminary for three years; attaché in apostolic delegation at Mombasa
(1953-56); ord. titular Bishop of Tacape and Auxilliary of Kisumu, Feb. 25,
1956; Bishop of Kisii, 1960-69; titular Archbishop of of Bomarzo and co-adjutor
of Nairobi, Nov. 15, 1969; Archbishop of Nairobi, Oct. 24, 1971; created Cardinal
Mar. 5, 1973; titular Church, St. Gregaory Barbarigo (alle Tre Fontane). Archbishop
of Nairobi and Military Ordinary of Kenya (1981). Archbishop Emeritus of Nairobi,
Pengo, Polycarp: b. 5 August,
1944, Mwazye, Subawanga, Tanzania. Ord. priest 20 June, 197; appointed Bishop
of Nachingwea 11 November, 1983; Ord. Bishop of Nachingwea 6 January, 1984;
tranferred to Tunduru-Masasi diocese 11 October, 1986; appointed Co-adjutor
of Dar-Es-Salaam 22 January, 1990; became Archbishop of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania
since 22 July, 1992 created Cardinal 21 Feb. 1998; titular Church, Our Lady
of La Salette.
Okogie, Anthony Olubunni:
b. 16 June, 1936, Lagos, Nigeria. Ord. priest 11 Dec. 1966; appointed Bishop
5 June 1971; consecrated 29 August 1971; appointed Archbishop of Legos Apr
13 1973; created Cardinal Oct 21 2003.
Pontifical Council for Social Communication
Razafindra, Armand Gaétan:
b. Aug. 7, 1925, Ambohimalaza, Madagascar; ord. priest July 27, 1954; ord.
Bishop of Mahajanga, July 2, 1978; Archbishop of Antananarivo, Feb. 3, 1994;
created Cardinal, Nov. 26, 1994; titular Church, Sts. Sylvester and Martin
ai Montini. Archbishop of Antananarivo and Aposlotic Administrator of Miarinarivo.Curial
Evangelization of Peoples; Council for Laity.
Stephanos II Ghattas, C.M.:
b. Cheikh Zein-el-Dine, Egypt, 16 Jan. 1920; ord. 25 Mar. 1944; Consecrated
Bishop 9 Jun. 1967 and 9 Jun.1986 became Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts
in Egypt. Created Cardinal 21 Feb. 2001.
Thiandoum, Hyacinthe: b.
Feb. 2, 1921, Poponguine, Senegal; ord. Priest Apr. 18, 1949; studies at Gregorian
University, Rome (1951-53); ord. Archbishop of Dakar, May 20, 1962; created
Cardinal, May 24, 1976; titular Church, S. Maria del Popolo. Archbishop of
Dakar. Curial membership:
Clergy; Institutes of Consecrated Life and
Societies of Apostolic Life; Evangelization of Peoples; Socila Communications.
Tumi, Christian Wiyghan:
b. Oct. 15, 1930, Kikaikelaki, Cameroon; Ord.priest Apr. 17, 1966; ord. bishop
of Yagoua, Jan. 6, 1980; coadjutor Archbishop of Garoua, Nov. 19, 1982; Archbishop
of Garoua, 1984-91; created Cardinal June 28, 1988; titular Church, Martyrs
of Uganda (a Poggio Ameno). Archbishop of Douala, Aug. 31, 1991. Curial membership:
Evengelization of Peoples, Catholic Education,
Interreligious Dialogue, Council for Culture.
Turkson, Peter Kodwo Appia: b.
Oct. 11 1948; ord priest July 20 1975; appointed Bishop Oct 6 1992; consecrated
March 27 1993 as Archbishop of Cape Coast. Created Cardinal Oct 21 2003.
Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian
+Tzadua, Paulos: b. Aug.
25, 1921-2003, Addifini, Ethiopia; ord. priest Mar. 12, 1944; ord. titular
Bishop of Abila di Palestina and Auxilliary of Addis Ababa, May 20, 1973;
Archbishop of Addis Ababa, Feb. 24, 1977; created Cardinal May 25, 1985; titular
Church, Most Holy Name of Mary (a Via Latina). Archbishop of Addis Ababa.
Oriental Churches; Interpretation of Legislative
Wako, Gabriel Zubeir:
b. Feb 27 1941 in Wau, Sudan; ord. priest July 21 1963; appointed Bishop of
Wau Dec. 12 1974; consecrated Apr 6 1975; became Co-adjutor of Khartoum Oct
30 1979; took over as Archbishop of Khartoum Oct 10 1981; Created Cardinal
Oct 21 2003.
Pontifical Council Cor Unum.
Wamala, Emmanuel: b. Dec.
15, 1926, Kamaggwa, Uganda; ord. priest Dec. 21, 1957; ord. Bishop of Kiyinda-Mityana,
Nov. 22, 1981; co-adjutor Archbishop of Kampala, June 21, 1988; Archbishop
of Kampala, Feb. 8, 1990; created Cardinal Nov. 26, 1994; titular Church,
St. Hugh. Archbishop of Kampala. Curial membership:
Evangelization of Peoples; Pontifical Council