Carlos Amigo Vallejo

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Carlos Amigo Vallejo, O.F.M. (23 August 1934 – 27 April 2022) was a Spanish Roman Catholic cardinal and priest. He was the Archbishop of Seville in the Roman Catholic Church from 1982 until 2009. He was born in Medina de Rioseco, Spain.

He took part as a cardinal elector in the papal conclave in 2013 which elected Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as Pope Francis.[1]

Amigo Vallejo died on 27 April 2022 in Guadalajara, Spain from heart failure after having lung surgery to treat pulmonary edema, aged 87.[2]

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  1. "Elenco dei Cardinali che entrano in Conclave secondo il loro rispettivo ordine e precedenza (Vescovi, Presbiteri, Diaconi)" [List of Cardinals entering into Conclave according to their respective order of precedence (Bishops, Priests, Deacons)]. Sala Stampa della Santa Sede (in Italian). 12 March 2013. Archived from the original on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2022.
  2. Brockhaus, Hannah. "Spanish Cardinal Carlos Amigo dies at age 87 after lung surgery". Catholic News Agency. Retrieved 27 April 2022.

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