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Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo, S.D.B.

Archbishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua

Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Evangelista a Spinaceto


2 Feb 1926 Born
10 Aug 195832.5Ordained PriestPriest of Salesians of Saint John Bosco
18 Jan 196841.9AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Matagalpa, Nicaragua
18 Jan 196841.9AppointedTitular Bishop of Putia in Byzacena
31 Mar 196842.1Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Putia in Byzacena
16 Feb 197044.0AppointedArchbishop of Managua, Nicaragua
4 Apr 197044.1InstalledArchbishop of Managua, Nicaragua
25 May 198559.3Elevated to Cardinal
25 May 198559.3AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Evangelista a Spinaceto
1 Apr 200579.1RetiredArchbishop of Managua, Nicaragua

MicroData Summary for Miguel Obando Bravo
Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo S.D.B. (born ) Archbishop Emeritus of Managua

Birth PlaceLa Libertad (Chontales)

Please contact the Cardinal through the Archdiocese of Managua.

  • a priest for years
  • a bishop for years
  • a cardinal for years
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