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  Cardinal Bishop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Bernardin Cardinal Gantin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bernardin Cardinal Gantin (born May 8, 1922 in Toffo, Benin) is the highest-ranking fl African in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, though three early Popes came from the Mediterranean shores of the African landmass.
Cardinal Bishop of the suburbicarian diocese of Palestrina since 1986, he was Dean of the College of Cardinals from 1993 to 2002 when he retired to move home to Benin.
Because he turned 80 on May 8, 2002 Cardinal Gantin was not eligible to vote in the 2005 Papal Election.
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 Encyclopedia: Cardinal (Catholicism)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Most cardinal bishops are those to whom the Pope assigns the title of a suburbicarian church; that group elects a Dean of the College of Cardinals to be the head of the college, the first among equals; the election must be approved by the Pope.
Cardinal priests and cardinal deacons are each assigned a church or deaconry in Rome by the Pope.
Reginald Pole, cardinal Reginald Pole (1500 – November 17, 1558) Archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, was the son of Margaret Pole who was the daughter of George, Duke of Clarence.
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Cardinal Bernardin Gantin, Dean emeritus of the College of Cardinals, Prefect emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops and President emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, was born on 8 May 1922 in Toffo, archdiocese of Cotonou, Bénin.
Cardinal Gantin’s name means tree of iron on African land, and always his people and his land have been and are present in his life.
On 30 November 2002, the Holy Father accepted the request of Cardinal Gantin to be dispensed from the Office of Dean of the College of Cardinals and of the title of the suburbicarian see of Ostia, allowing him to return to his homeland, in Benin.
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 World Watch - Catholic World Report - December 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cardinal Bernardin Gantin, the former prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, remarked that the agreement set out the terms of a challenge for both the Catholic Church and the African governments.
Cardinal Gantin—a native of Benin, who is now the dean of the College of Cardinals—mentioned the spread of AIDS as one of the challenges the Church and government bodies could face together.
Cardinal Gantin then turned his attention to the civil warfare that is troubling many African countries, and said that economic development would contribute enormously to peacemaking efforts.
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 The New Pope Benedict XVI » 2005 » April » 05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cardinal Secretary of State is one of the positions in the Curia that ends when the current pope dies, and as Cardinal Sodano is past the customary retirement age it is probable that he would not be reappointed to the position by a new pope.
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Cardinal Cipriani is a member of the Opus Dei, the conservative movement recognized as a Personal Prelature by Pope John Paul II; as such, he represents a very conservative stance and may be regarded as a far right member of the College of Cardinals.
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 Archdiocese of New York - About Cardinal Edward Egan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cardinal Egan served as Auxiliary Bishop and Vicar for Education of the Archdiocese of New York from 1985 – 1988.
On November 8, 1988, Pope John Paul II appointed Cardinal Egan to be the Third Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport.
Cardinal Egan serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Thomas More College in Merrimack, New Hampshire; Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.; the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Saint Joseph Seminary, and Saint John Neumann Seminary Residence and Hall, Dunwoodie, New York.
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 Catholic-Pages.com | Cardinals of the Catholic Church: Biography of Cardinal Gantin
Cardinals of the Catholic Church: Biography of Cardinal Gantin
The son of a railway official, Cardinal Gantin has depicted his name, "tree of iron" (gan, tree, tin, iron), on his cardinal's emblem.
After completing his studies, Gantin stayed at the seminary as a language instructor until coming to Rome to study at the College of St. Peter in 1953.
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 Bernardin Cardinal Gantin
Bernardin Cardinal Gantin (born May 8,1922) is the highest-ranking fl African in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, though some early Popes came from the Mediterranean shores of the African landmass.
A native of Benin, he was consecrated a bishop in 1957 by Eugene Cardinal Tisserant, to whose then post of Dean of the College of Cardinals he would one day succeed.
Cardinal-Bishop of the suburbicarian diocese of Palestrina since 1986, he was Dean of the College of Cardinals from 1993 to 2002 when he retired to move home to Benin.
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 Catholic World News : Ratzinger Named Dean of College of Cardinals
With Cardinal Gantin leaving Rome to live out his retirement in his native Benin, the five cardinals who hold the rank of "cardinal bishop" gathered to elect his successor, and chose Cardinal Ratzinger, the German-born prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
The dean of the College of Cardinals is responsible for convening the cardinals-- most importantly, in case of the death of a pope.
Thus, for instance, Cardinal Ratzinger will be expected to deliver the Christmas greetings of the Roman Curia to Pope John Paul II (bio - news) at a traditional meeting that is scheduled for December 23.
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 Bernardin Gantin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Oblate School of Theology: Saint Eugene de Mazenod Presentation made by Cardinal Gantin to the pope.
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 National Catholic Reporter: College of Cardinals dean announces retirement - World - of Cardinal Bernardin Gantin
VATICAN CITY: Cardinal Bernardin Gantin, dean of the College of Cardinals and a longtime curial official, is planning to retire to his homeland, Benin.
Speaking in his now-sparsely furnished Vatican apartment, the cardinal said it took three months of "back-and-forth" discussions to convince Pope John Paul II that he should resign as dean of the College of Cardinals, a post that can be held until death.
The other five are Cardinals Joseph Ratzinger, vice dean and prefect of the doctrinal congregation; Angelo Sodano, Vatican secretary of state; Roger Etchegaray, retired president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace; Alfonso Lopez Trujillo, president of the council for the family; and Giovanni Battista Re, head of the Congregation for Bishops.
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 Catholic Culture : Document Library : Electing the Next Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Two reasons are given: because of their traditional link with the bishop of Rome (cardinals were originally senior clergy of the Roman church) and because the cardinals, coming from every continent, express the Church's universality and the universal outreach of the Petrine ministry.
Cardinal Martini, who was 72 at the end of 1999, is the progressives' choice, although that is not likely to be a plus in the eyes of many, if not most, electors.
Lucas Cardinal Moreira Neves, O.P. A Brazilian of mixed heritage, he is prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and the former archbishop of Soa Salvador da Bahia.
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 January 12 - 18, 2001 - Church News
The Mass was attended by several Cardinals, including Cardinals Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, and Lucas Moreira Neves, Prefect emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops.
Cardinal Ganting was born in 1922 in Benin.
As Dean of the College of Cardinals, Cardinal Gantin has the responsibility, when the Pope dies, of summoning the other cardinals into conclave and presiding over their discussions and votes until a new pontiff is elected.
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 Symposium of College of Cardinals
At the conclusion of their Symposium, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and Dean of the College of Cardinals, read the College of Cardinals' opening Message to the Holy Father for the 25th Anniversary of his Pontificate.
At the Symposium of the College of Cardinals, met to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Pontificate of John Paul II (15-18 October 2003), certain pastoral and doctrinal issues of the Holy Father's 25-year Pontificate were highlighted by six Cardinals.
Cardinal Dias, Archbishop of Bombay, examines the salvific mission of John Paul II in light of the three stages of evangelization: missio ad gentes (first Gospel proclamation), pastoral care, and new evangelization (to "refresh and deepen Christian roots"), as exemplified in the Holy Father's visits to the five continents.
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 Giovanni Battista Cardinal Re   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Giovanni Battista Cardinal Re serves as the leader of the Congregation for Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church.
Giovanni Battista Cardinal Re (born January 30, 1934 in Brescia, Italy) is a priest of the Roman Catholic Church whose service has been primarily limited to the Roman Curia.
In this position he became known as one of the most influential men at the Vatican, though his position was of too low rank for him to be named a Cardinal; there was (unfounded) speculation that he was one of the two men named secretly (in pectore) as Cardinals in the consistory of 1998.
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 Los Angeles Lay Catholic Mission | January 1998 | Thou Must Retract!, by Monica Seeley
Cardinal Roger Mahony seems to threaten Eternal Word Television Network Founder Mother Angelica with action in civil and canonical courts, if the nun does not retract statements she made on her Mother Angelica Live television program.
The cardinal referred to Canon 753 of the Revised Code of Canon Law, which, he said "speaks directly to the teaching office of the diocesan Bishop and the requirement that the faithful must respect and adhere to the teaching and pastoring" of the Bishop.
In addition, the cardinal insisted that Mother Angelica issue a further public apology and "retraction," going so far as to specify that he expected her to air this public statement on "four different occasions" and that it ought to be written by her own ordinary, Bishop David E. Foley of Birmingham, Alabama.
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 “One of the most important and wise things which made the Second Vatican Council so great was that it served to ...
Cardinal Gantin: One of the most important and wise things which made the Second Vatican Council so great was that it served to eliminate completely the cult of the person, by putting all the emphasis on the person of Jesus Christ.
Cardinal Gantin: It is enough to take a look at Africa as a whole, the situations, geographical, social, economic, political, cultural, to see the needs of the Church in Africa and Africa itself: above all, peace.
Cardinal Gantin: St. Augustine, Africa‚s greatest bishop, tells us: We Christians must be an important element in society, in the family.
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 World Watch - Catholic World Report - March 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cardinal Bernardin Gantin, the former prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, celebrated the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination on January 13, with a solemn ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica in which 30 other cardinals participated.
Born in 1922 in Benin, Cardinal Gantin became auxiliary bishop of Cotonou, Benin, when he was only 34, and archbishop of the same city in 1956.
Today, although his health is fragile, Cardinal Gantin continues to serve as a special envoy for Pope John Paul for special occasions—such as, most recently, the January celebration of the 100th anniversary of the evangelization of Burkina Faso.
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 Catechism of Catholic Church & Episcopal Conferences
Cardinal Gantin admitted that since "there subsist also diverse doctrinal positions in the ecclesiological field, it is not the aim of the new document to settle open theological issues, but rather to allow time for them to mature."
Cardinal Ratzinger listed several problems with the catechism raised by the bishops, which had also be raised by the Woodstock scholars.
The cardinal also acknowledged comments on the catechism's treatment of nonChristian religions and said this would be modified while admitting that any attempt to describe the different religions in the catechism would be superficial.
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 Vatican Watchers Say Next Pope May Be Black
Bernardin Cardinal Gantin, 72, from Benin, West Africa, is another insider familiar with the inner workings of the Vatican.
However, Gantin is not mentioned in the press as a possible pope as often as Arinze and Neves.The College of Cardinals will remain sequestered in the Vatican while it chooses the next pope, the church’s 266th.
As of July 30, there are 154 cardinals, of whom 107 are under the age of 80 and therefore eligible to participate in the selection of a pope.
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 Dean of the College of Cardinals - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It was for centuries customary for the longest-serving of the six cardinal bishops of suburbicarian dioceses to be Dean, and this was in fact required by canon law from 1917 until Pope Paul VI empowered the six bishops to elect him from among their number in 1965.
According to section 4 of Canon 350, the Cardinal Dean has "the title of the diocese of Ostia, together with that of any other church to which he already has a title." The Cardinal Dean, then, continues to hold the title of his former suburbicarian diocese as well as being titular Bishop of Ostia.
Bernardin Gantin (born 1922) (1977, 1993, retired 2002)
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 October 1- 9 - Church News
Cardinal Ruini, also President of the Italian Bishop's Conference, stated the need to face increasing signs of secularism evident in Europe through an adequate inculturation that must "make visible, almost tangible in everyone's daily life, the presence of Christ and love for humanity".
Recalling Europe's efforts for unity, Cardinal Moreira said that "it is a pity that until now unity has been sought in the economic sphere (with the Euro), the political one (European Parliament) and the diplomatic sphere (abolition of passports)".
Cardinal Moreira stressed during his intervention the role of Bishops on this issue, stating that nevertheless Bishops are "not a substitute for the laity".
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 Bernardin Cardinal Gantin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bernardin Cardinal Gantin (born May 8 1922) is the highest-ranking fl African in history of the Roman Catholic Church though some early Popes came from Mediterranean shores of the African landmass.
A native of Benin he was consecrated a bishop in 1957 by Eugene Cardinal Tisserant to whose post of Dean of the College of Cardinals he would one day succeed.
He was named President of the Council "Cor Unum" by Pope John Paul I the only administrative appointment of that papacy.
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