Paulo Evaristo Arns

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Birthday
14, 1921
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 14, 2016 (95)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
14, 1921
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 14, 2016 (95)

About

Cardinal Protopriest of the Holy Roman Church who opposed the use of torture and the military dictatorship of Brazil as the Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo.

Before Fame

He studied literature, Latin, Greek, and ancient history at Sorbonne in Paris.

Trivia

He was one of the highest ranking members of the Catholic Church to openly disagree with the church's position on clerical celibacy.

Family Life

Three of his sisters became nuns.

Associated With

He received the right to retire from Pope John Paul II in 1996.