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Achille Cardinal Silvestrini

Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Cardinal-Priest of San Benedetto fuori Porta San Paolo


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
25 Oct 1923 BornBrisighella, Italy
13 Jul 194622.7Ordained PriestPriest
4 May 197955.5AppointedTitular Archbishop of Novaliciana
4 May 197955.5AppointedSecretary (Relations with States) of the Secretariat of State
27 May 197955.6Ordained BishopTitular Archbishop of Novaliciana
28 Jun 198864.7AppointedCardinal-Deacon of San Benedetto fuori Porta San Paolo
28 Jun 198864.7Elevated to Cardinal
1 Jul 198864.7AppointedPrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
24 May 199167.6AppointedPrefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
9 Jan 199975.2AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Benedetto fuori Porta San Paolo
7 Sep 200076.9RetiredPrefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches

MicroData Summary for Achille Silvestrini:
Cardinal Achille Silvestrini (born ) Prefect Emeritus of Oriental Churches

Please contact the Cardinal through the Congregation for the Oriental Churches.

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

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