Gianfranco Ravasi

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Birthday
18, 1942
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1942 (age 77)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Italian cardinal of the Catholic Church who became the President of the Pontifical Council for Culture in 2007.

Before Fame

He worked as an archaeologist in Syria, Jordan, Iraq, and Turkey.

Trivia

He believes that Darwin's theory of evolution is compatible with the Church's teachings.

Family Life

His father was an anti-fascist who served in the Italian army during World War II.

Associated With

He was elevated to the cardinalate by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010.