László Paskai

Catholic cardinal

László Paskai, O.F.M. (8 May 1927 – 17 August 2015)[1] was a Hungarian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest from 1987 to 2002.

His Eminence

László Paskai, O.F.M.
Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest
Installed3 March 1987
Term ended7 December 2002
PredecessorLászló Lékai
SuccessorPéter Erdő
Other postsCardinal-Priest of S. Teresa al Corso d’Italia
Ordination3 March 1951
Created cardinal28 June 1988
RankArchbishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest
Personal details
Born(1927-05-08)8 May 1927
Szeged, Hungary
Died17 August 2015(2015-08-17) (aged 88)
Esztergom, Hungary
SignatureLászló Paskai, O.F.M.'s signature
Coat of armsLászló Paskai, O.F.M.'s coat of arms

He was one of the cardinal electors who participated in the 2005 papal conclave that elected Pope Benedict XVI.


Other websitesEdit

  • "László Cardinal Paskai, O.F.M." catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2010-01-25.
  • "Paskai László bíboros 80 éves" (in Hungarian). Magyar Katolikus Püspöki Konferencia. 8 May 2007. Retrieved 2010-01-25.