Kevin Joseph Farrell KGCHS (born September 2, 1947) is an Irish-American prelate and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was a former member of the Legion of Christ.
Kevin Joseph Farrell
|Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||August 15, 2016|
|Ordination||December 24, 1978|
by Eduardo Francisco Pironio
|Consecration||February 11, 2002|
by Theodore Edgar McCarrick
|Created cardinal||November 19, 2016|
by Pope Francis
|Birth name||Kevin Joseph Farrell|
|Born||September 2, 1947|
|Motto||State in fide|
('Stand firm in the faith')
Farrell was the seventh Bishop of Dallas, as well as the chancellor of the University of Dallas.
On September 1, 2016, he became the prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. He was created a cardinal on November 19, 2016, by Pope Francis.
- ↑ "What Did The Cardinals Know?". The American Conservative. Retrieved 2018-07-29.