Ricardo Vidal

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Vidal in August 2006

Ricardo Tito Jamin Vidal (Latin: Ricardus Vidal; 6 February 1931 – 18 October 2017) was a Filipino cardinal-priest and the Archbishop-Emeritus of Cebu in the Roman Catholic Church.[1] On 15 October 2010 his resignation as Archbishop of Cebu was accepted by Pope Benedict XVI; he was replaced by Jose S. Palma, formerly Archbishop of Palo, on 13 January 2011.[2] He was born in Mogpog, Marinduque.

Vidal was President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) from 1986 to 1987, and became Chairman of the CBCP-Episcopal Commission on the Clergy in 1989.[3] He was appointed as the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences's Convenor of the Standing Committee (1985 to 1994).[4]

Vidal died on 18 October 2017 in Cebu City, Philippines from sepsis at the age of 86.

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  1. BBC. "Cardinals taking part in the vote". 17 April 2005. Retrieved on 23 May 2013.
  2. "Cardinal Vidal expresses elation over latest award". balita.ph. 2014-02-27. Retrieved 2016-07-14.
  3. "Philippines Civil Registration (Archives Division), 1902-1945; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-26323-20610-60 —". Familysearch.org. Retrieved 2016-03-30.
  4. "Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal, D.D". Cbcponline.net. Retrieved 2016-03-20.

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