Albert Vanhoye

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Albert Vanhoye

Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant'Adriano a Villa Albani
Cardinal Albert Vanhoye.jpg
Vanhoye in June 2005.
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed24 March 2006
Installed28 May 2006
PredecessorJohn Krol
Other postsEcclesiastical Counsellor to the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (2010–)
Ordination25 July 1954
by Henri-Charles Dupont
Created cardinal24 March 2006
by Pope Benedict XVI
Personal details
Birth nameAlbert Vanhoye
Born (1923-07-24) 24 July 1923 (age 96)
Hazebrouck, France
DenominationCatholic (Roman Rite)
Previous postRector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute (1984–90)
Alma materPontifical Biblical Institute
MottoCordi tuo unitus
Coat of armsAlbert Vanhoye's coat of arms

Albert Vanhoye, SJ (born 24 July 1923) is a French priest of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and an exegete. He was created cardinal in 2006.[1]

Vanhoye is currently the oldest living member of the College of Cardinals after the death of Cardinal Etchegaray on 4 September 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vanhoye Card. Albert, S.I." Holy See Press Office. Archived from the original on 4 September 2017. Retrieved 22 November 2017.