Jozef Tomko

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His Eminence Jozef Tomko
President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
Jozef Tomko in 2018 at Zvir Mountain in Litmanová, Slovakia
Appointed23 October 2001
Reign ended1 October 2007
PredecessorEdouard Gagnon
SuccessorPiero Marini
Other postsCardinal-Priest of Santa Sabina
Orders
Ordination12 March 1949
Consecration15 September 1979
by Pope John Paul II
Created Cardinal25 May 1985
RankCardinal-Priest
Personal details
Born (1924-03-11) 11 March 1924 (age 95)
Udavské, Czechoslovakia (Present day Slovakia)
NationalitySlovak
DenominationRoman Catholic
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Jozef Tomko (born 11 March 1924) is a Slovak Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples from 1985 to 2001, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1985.[1]

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