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James Robert Cardinal Knox


President of the Pontifical Council for the Family

Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Vallicella


2 Mar 1914Born
22 Dec 194127.8Ordained PriestPriest
20 Jul 195339.3AppointedTitular Archbishop of Melitene
20 Jul 195339.3AppointedApostolic Delegate to Other
8 Nov 195339.6Ordained BishopTitular Archbishop of Melitene
14 Feb 195742.9AppointedApostolic Internuncio to India
13 Apr 196753.1AppointedArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
5 Mar 197359.0Elevated to Cardinal
5 Mar 197359.0AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Vallicella
25 Jan 197459.8AppointedPrefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
25 Jan 197459.8AppointedPrefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship
1 Jul 197460.3ResignedArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
1 Aug 197561.4AppointedPrefect of the Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship
4 Aug 198167.4AppointedPresident of the Pontifical Council for the Family
26 Jun 198369.3DiedPresident of the Pontifical Council for the Family

MicroData Summary for James Robert Knox
(VIAF: 85457503; WikiData: Q144729)
James Robert Cardinal Knox (born , died ) President of Family

Birth PlaceBayswater, Archdiocese of Perth, Australia
Ordained BishopCollège de la Propagande, Chapel, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy
Death PlaceRoma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy
Buried Place (Original)Cathedral, Melbourne, Archdiocese of Melbourne, Australia

  • a priest for 41.5 years
  • a bishop for 29.6 years
  • a cardinal for 10.3 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • c2+: CB
  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, 5 Mar 1973
  • c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 11, Number 525, Ascendance
  • ob/c2+: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 19
  • ob/c2/d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 80, Deceased Cardinals (back)
  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1953, Number 97


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