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Leo Jozef Cardinal Suenens


Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium

Cardinal-Priest of San Pietro in Vincoli


16 Jul 1904Born
4 Sep 192723.1Ordained PriestPriest of Mechelen, Belgium
12 Nov 194541.3AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen, Belgium
12 Nov 194541.3AppointedTitular Bishop of Isinda
16 Dec 194541.4Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Isinda
24 Nov 196157.3AppointedArchbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
24 Nov 196157.3AppointedVicar Apostolic of Belgium, Military
19 Mar 196257.6Elevated to Cardinal
22 Mar 196257.6AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in Vincoli
197974.4RetiredVicar Apostolic of Belgium, Military
4 Oct 197975.2RetiredArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
6 May 199691.8DiedArchbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium

MicroData Summary for Leo Jozef Suenens (VIAF: 71398110)
Leo Jozef Cardinal Suenens (born , died ) Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}

Birth PlaceSisters of Maternal Charity, Clinic, Ixelles, Archdiocese of Mechelen
Ordained PriestMechelen, Archdiocese of Mechelen
Ordained BishopCathedral, Mechelen, Archdiocese of Mechelen
Death PlaceBrussels, Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
Buried Place (Original)Cathedral, Mechelen, Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}

  • a priest for 68.6 years
  • a bishop for 50.3 years
  • a cardinal for 34.1 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • ob/c2/d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 145, Deceased Cardinals (back)
  • d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 148, Necrology (back)
  • b/c2+: Revue des Ordinations Épiscopales, Issue 1945, Number 67


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