Jaime Sin

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Birthday
31, 1928
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Jun 21, 2005 (76)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1928
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Jun 21, 2005 (76)

About

Chinese Filipino Roman Catholic cardinal who was the Archbishop of Manila from 1974 to 2003.

Before Fame

He left his childhood home to study at the St. Vincent Ferrer Seminary, where he was ordained in 1954.

Trivia

He burnt boxes of condoms sent by the government to prevent the spread of HIV due to his beliefs that birth control is a sin.

Family Life

He had fifteen brothers and sisters.

Associated With

He was absent from the 2005 papal conclave that selected Pope Benedict XVI due to illness.