Camillo Ruini

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His Eminence Camillo Ruini
Cardinal Vicar Emeritus of Rome
Cardinal Ruini
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Other postsCardinal-Priest of Sant'Agnese fuori le Mura (1991-)
Orders
Ordination8 December 1954
Consecration29 June 1983
by Gilberto Baroni
Created Cardinal28 June 1991
RankCardinal Priest
Personal details
Birth nameCamillo Ruini
Born (1931-02-19) 19 February 1931 (age 89)
Sassuolo, Kingdom of Italy
DenominationCatholic (Roman Rite)
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MottoVeritas liberabit nos
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Camillo Ruini (Italian pronunciation: [kaˈmillo ruˈini]; born 19 February 1931) is an Italian cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Vicar General of the Diocese of Rome from 1991 to 2008.[1] He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1991.

In June 1986 the Pope John Paul II named him secretary-general of the Italian bishops' conference. From 1988 to 2011 he was a consultor of the Congregation for Bishops.[2]

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  2. "riteniamo la legalizzazione delle unioni di fatto inaccettabile sul piano di principio, pericolosa sul piano sociale ed educativo" (we consider legalisation of de facto unions unacceptable on the level of principle and dangerous on the social and educational level)."Nota del Consiglio Episcopale Permanente a riguardo della famiglia fondata sul matrimonio e di iniziative legislative in materia di unioni di fatto" (PDF). 28 March 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 20 July 2007. [italian]

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