Giovanni Battista Re
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|His Eminence Giovanni Battista Re|
|Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||16 September 2000|
|Reign ended||30 June 2010|
|Predecessor||Lucas Moreira Neves|
|Ordination||3 March 1957|
|Consecration||7 November 1987|
by Pope John Paul II
|Created Cardinal||21 February 2001|
|Rank||Cardinal-Priest (2001-2002) |
|Birth name||Giovanni Battista Re|
|Born||30 January 1934|
Borno, Kingdom of Italy
|Parents||Matteo Re (father)|
|Coat of arms|
As the senior Cardinal-Bishop to attend the March 2013 conclave to elect Pope Benedict XVI's successor, he chaired the conclave. Pope Francis approved his election as Sub-Dean of the College of Cardinals on 10 June 2017.
References[change | change source]
- "Kardinal Giovanni Battista Re ist (nicht) tot – Unrühmliche Rolle in den Fällen Bischof Krenn und Pfarrer Wagner?" (in German). Katholisches – Magazin für Kirche und Kultur. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-03.
- Rolandi, Luca (2013-03-19). "Il giorno di Papa Francesco: La messa di inizio pontificato in Piazza San Pietro" (in Italian). Retrieved 2013-10-15.
- Inaugural Mass of the Pontificate (Vatican video of Pope Francis' papal inauguration at YouTube
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Re Card. Giovanni Battista". Holy See Press Office. Archived from the original on 19 September 2016. Retrieved 24 November 2017.