Miloslav Vlk

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Birthday
17, 1932
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Mar 18, 2017 (84)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1932
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Mar 18, 2017 (84)

About

Czech Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who was the Archbishop of Prague from 1991 to 2012.

Before Fame

He worked at the Motor Union automobile factory in České Budějovice in 1952 and 1953.

Trivia

He had to carry out his pastoral duties in secret during the 70's, after the Prague Spring, because the state authority had revoked his state authorization to exercise his priestly ministry.

Family Life

He was raised in Záluží near Chyšky where he worked on the family farm.

Associated With

He participated as a cardinal elector in the 2005 papal conclave that selected Pope Benedict XVI.