Francis Arinze

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Birthday
1, 1932
Birthplace
Nigeria
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1932 (age 86)
Birthplace
Nigeria

About

Nigerian Cardinal of the Catholic Church who was one of the principal advisors to Pope John Paul II.

Before Fame

He studied theology at the Pontifical Urban University from 1955 to 1958.

Trivia

He served as the Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments from 2002 to 2008.

Family Life

His parents converted to Catholicism from a traditional African religion.

Associated With

He succeeded Pope Benedict XVI as the Cardinal Bishop of Velletri-Segni.