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Jorge María Cardinal Mejía

Deceased

Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives

Cardinal-Priest of San Girolamo della Carità


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
31 Jan 1923BornBuenos Aires
22 Sep 194522.6Ordained PriestPriest of Buenos Aires, Argentina
8 Mar 198663.1AppointedTitular Bishop of Apollonia
8 Mar 198663.1AppointedVice President of the Pontifical Commission of Justice and Peace
12 Apr 198663.2Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Apollonia
5 Mar 199471.1AppointedTitular Archbishop of Apollonia
5 Mar 199471.1AppointedSecretary of the Congregation for Bishops
10 Mar 199471.1AppointedSecretary of the College of Cardinals
7 Mar 199875.1AppointedArchivist of the Vatican Secret Archives
7 Mar 199875.1AppointedLibrarian of the Vatican Library
21 Feb 200178.1AppointedCardinal-Deacon of San Girolamo della Carità
21 Feb 200178.1Elevated to Cardinal
24 Feb 200178.1InstalledCardinal-Deacon of San Girolamo della Carità
Oct 200380.7RetiredArchivist of the Vatican Secret Archives
Oct 200380.7RetiredLibrarian of the Vatican Library
21 Feb 201188.1AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Girolamo della Carità
9 Dec 201491.9DiedArchivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives

MicroData Summary for Jorge María Mejía:
Jorge María Cardinal Mejía (born , died ) Archivist Emeritus of Vatican Secret Archives

  • a priest for 69.2 years
  • a bishop for 28.7 years
  • a cardinal for 13.8 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • ab: Bollettino, 21 Feb 2011
  • i: Bollettino, 22 Feb 2001
  • d: Bollettino, 9 Dec 2014

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