Raymond Leo Burke
Raymond Leo Burke (born June 30, 1948) is an American cardinal prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He serves as the patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, a position widely interpreted as ...
Hyacinthe Sigismond Gerdil
Hyacinthe Sigismond Gerdil, C.R.S.P. (20 June 1718 – 12 August 1802) was an Italian theologian, bishop and cardinal, who was a significant figure in the response of the papacy to the assault on the Ca...
Antonio Samorè
Antonio Samorè (4 December 1905 – 3 February 1983) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1967.
Samorè was born in Bardi, near Parma. After st...
Arthur Roche
Arthur Roche (born 6 March 1950) is an English archbishop of the Catholic Church. On 26 June 2012, he was named by Pope Benedict XVI to serve as the Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship an...
Antonio Cañizares Llovera
Antonio Cañizares Llovera (born 15 October 1945) is a Spanish Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who currently serves as the Archbishop of Valencia. He is the former Prefect of the Congregation for...
Filippo Giustini
Filippo Giustini (May 8, 1852 – March 18, 1920) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Congregation for the Discipline of the Sacraments from 1914 unt...
Francesco Carpino
Francesco Carpino S.T.D. (18 May 1905 – 5 October 1993) was a Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Palermo. He was born in Palazzolo Acreide, Sicily, Italy as the third of five children of Salva...
Cormac Murphy-O'Connor
Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (born 24 August 1932) is a retired bishop and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop Emeritus of Westminster and former President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference ...
Angelo Amato
Angelo Amato, S.D.B. (born 8 June 1938 at Molfetta, Apulia, Italy) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and serves (as of 2015) as the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. He se...
Mauro Piacenza
Mauro Piacenza JCD (born 15 September 1944) is an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He currently serves as Penitentiary Major of the Apostolic Penitentiary at the Vatican, appointed by Po...
Scipione Tecchi
Scipione Tecchi J.C.D. S.T.D. (27 June 1854 – 22 January 1915) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation of Rites. Tecchi was born in Rome, Italy. He ...
Eduardo Martínez Somalo
Eduardo Martínez Somalo (born 31 March 1927) is a Spanish Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Martínez Somalo was born in the small town of Baños de Río Tobía in La Rioja, one of 10 siblings. H...
Roman Catholic Church and AIDS
The Roman Catholic Church has long advocated against condom use, and advocated sexual abstinence before marriage, and monogamy inside marriage, to limit the spread of HIV. The church's stance against ...
Antonio María Javierre Ortas
Antonio María Javierre Ortas S.D.B. (21 February 1921 – 1 February 2007) was a cardinal of the Catholic Church, and former prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacr...
Philip Boyce
Philip Boyce, OCD (born 25 January 1940), was ordained and installed as the Catholic Bishop of Raphoe on 1 October 1995. He presides over the Diocese of Raphoe in County Donegal, Ireland.
Boyce wa...
Bartolommeo Gavanto
Bartolommeo Gavanto, C.R.S.P. (Latin: Gavantus) (Monza, Duchy of Milan 1569--Milan, 14 August 1638) was an Italian Barnabite priest and liturgist.
Gavanto devoted himself early to liturgical s...
James Knox
James Robert Knox (2 March 1914 – 26 June 1983), an Australian Roman Catholic cardinal, was President of the Pontifical Council for the Family, between 1981 and 1983; a Prefect of the Congregation for...
Camillo Laurenti
Camillo Laurenti (20 November 1861 – 6 September 1938) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Rites from 1929 until his death, a...
Jorge Medina Estévez
Jorge Arturo Agustín Medina Estévez (born December 23, 1926, in Santiago, Chile) is a Chilean Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Cardinal Protodeacon until February 23, 2007, and is Prefect...
Ivan Dias
Ivan Dias (born 14 April 1936) is an Indian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples from 2006 to 2011, having previously served as A...
Arcadio Larraona Saralegui
Arcadio María Larraona Saralegui, CMF (13 November 1887 – 7 May 1973) was a Spanish Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Rites from 1962 to 1968, and was...
Domenico Jorio
Domenico Jorio S.T.D. J.U.D. (7 October 1867 – 21 October 1954) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation for Discipline of Sacraments.Domenico Jorio...
Pope Benedict XVI Islam controversy
The Regensburg lecture was delivered on 12 September 2006 by Pope Benedict XVI at the University of Regensburg in Germany, where he had once served as a professor of theology. It was entitled "Faith,...
Oswald Gracias
Oswald Gracias (born 24 December 1944) is an Indian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was appointed Archbishop of Bombay by Pope Benedict XVI on 14 October 2006 and was raised to the cardinala...
Cláudio Hummes
Cláudio Hummes, OFM ([ˈklawdʒu ˈʁum(i)s], born 8 August 1934) is a Brazilian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy in the Roman Curia (2006–201...
Giuseppe Casoria
Giuseppe Casoria (October 1, 1908 – February 8, 2001) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship from 1981 t...
Clemente Micara
Clemente Micara (24 December 1879 – 11 March 1965) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1946 and served as Vicar General of Rome from 1951 until...