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José Cardinal Saraiva Martins, C.M.F.

Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina


6 Jan 1932 BornGagos de Jarmelo, Portugal
16 Mar 195725.1Ordained PriestPriest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
26 May 198856.3AppointedTitular Archbishop of Thuburnica
26 May 198856.3AppointedSecretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
2 Jul 198856.4Ordained BishopTitular Archbishop of Thuburnica
30 May 199866.3AppointedPrefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
21 Feb 200169.1AppointedCardinal-Deacon of Nostra Signora del Sacro Cuore
21 Feb 200169.1Elevated to Cardinal
2 Apr 200573.2CeasedPrefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
21 Apr 200573.2ConfirmedPrefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
9 Jul 200876.5RetiredPrefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
24 Feb 200977.1AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
19 Apr 200977.2InstalledCardinal-Bishop of Palestrina

MicroData Summary for José Saraiva Martins:
José Cardinal Saraiva Martins C.M.F. (born ) Prefect Emeritus of Causes of Saints

Please contact the Cardinal through the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

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

  • r: Bollettino, 9 Jul 2008
  • ab: Bollettino, 24 Feb 2009
  • ob/c2+: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 110, Number 9,725
  • ob/c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 152, Deceased Cardinals (back)


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