Franc Rode

Catholic cardinal

Franc Rode CM (or Rodé; born 23 September 1934) is a Slovenian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the prefect emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life from 2004 to 2011. He became a cardinal in 2006.[1]


Franc Rode

Archbishop Emeritus of Ljubljana
Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
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Appointed11 February 2004
Term ended4 January 2011
PredecessorEduardo Martínez Somalo
SuccessorJoão Braz de Aviz
Other postsCardinal-Priest ("pro hac vice") of San Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella
Orders
Ordination29 June 1960
by André-Jean-François Defebvre
Consecration6 April 1997
by Alojzij Šuštar
Created cardinal24 March 2006
by Pope Benedict XVI
RankCardinal-Deacon
Personal details
Birth nameFranc Rode
Born (1934-09-23) 23 September 1934 (age 88)
Rodica, Slovenia
NationalitySlovenian
DenominationRoman Catholic
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Alma materPontifical Gregorian University, Catholic Institute of Paris
MottoStati inu obstati
Coat of armsFranc Rode's coat of arms

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Benedict XVI names 15 new Cardinals". Catholic News Agency. 22 February 2006. Retrieved 20 November 2010.