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Renato Martino

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Renato Raffaele Martino
Protodeacon of the College of Cardinals
Appointed12 June 2014
PredecessorJean-Louis Tauran
Other postsCardinal-Deacon of S. Francesco di Paola ai Monti
Ordination20 June 1957
by Demetrio Moscato
Consecration14 December 1980
by Agostino Casaroli
Created cardinal21 October 2003
by Pope John Paul II
Personal details
Birth nameRenato Raffaele Martino
Born (1932-11-23) 23 November 1932 (age 91)
Salerno, Italy
NationalityItalian and Vatican
DenominationRoman Catholic
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Alma materPontifical Gregorian University, Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
MottoVirtus ex Alto ("Power from on high")
Coat of armsRenato Raffaele Martino's coat of arms

Renato Raffaele Martino (born 23 November 1932) is an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He has been a cardinal since 2003. He has been the longest serving Cardinal Deacon, the Cardinal Protodeacon, since June 2014.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vaticano, il cardinale ghanese Turkson presidente di Giustizia e Pace". Il Sole 24 Ore (in Italian). 24 October 2009. Retrieved 22 June 2017.