Francisco Álvarez Martínez

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Card. Alvarez Martinez (30913897465).jpg

Francisco Álvarez Martínez (14 July 1925 – 5 January 2022) was a Spanish prelate of the Catholic Church. He became a cardinal in 2001. He was born in Llanera, Spain.

Álvarez Martínez was archbishop of Toledo from 1995 to 2002. He was bishop of Tarazona from 1973 to 1976, of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño from 1976 to 1989, and of Orihuela-Alicante from 1989 to 1995.

Álvarez Martínez died on 5 January 2022 in Madrid, Spain at the age of 96.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fallece a los 96 años el cardenal emérito de Toledo Francisco Álvarez Martínez". El Espanol. 5 January 2022.