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Marc Ouellet

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Marc Ouellet

Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops
Ouellet in 2012
Appointed30 June 2010
PredecessorGiovanni Battista Re
Other posts
Ordination25 May 1968
by Gaston Hains
Consecration19 March 2001
by Pope John Paul II
Created cardinal21 October 2003
by Pope John Paul II
RankCardinal Bishop
Personal details
Birth nameMarc Armund Ouellet
Born (1944-06-08) 8 June 1944 (age 80)
La Motte, Quebec, Canada
DenominationRoman Catholic
ParentsPierre Ouellet and Graziella Michaud
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MottoUt unum sint (That they may be one)
John 17:21
Coat of armsMarc Ouellet's coat of arms
Styles of
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Reference styleHis Eminence
Spoken styleYour Eminence
Informal styleCardinal

Marc Armand Ouellet PSS (born 8 June 1944) is a Canadian prelate of the Catholic Church. He has been the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and president of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 30 June 2010.[1]

He was Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada from 2003 to 2010. He was made a cardinal by Pope John Paul II on 21 October 2003.


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  1. Lavoie, Martin (28 February 2021). "Le pape songerait à remplacer le cardinal Marc Ouellet". Journal de Québec (in French). Retrieved 6 August 2021.