Lustiger, Jean-Marie

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Name
Lustiger, Jean-Marie Gender: M
Lustiger, Aaron
born on 17 September 1926 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 23°55' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°25 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 28°27'



Jean-Marie Lustiger
photo: Erling Mandelmann, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

French cardinal who converted from Judaism to Roman Catholicism at the age of 13 and went on to become archbishop (1981–2005) of Paris, the head of the Roman Catholic Church in France. Lustiger always thought of himself as a Jew and worked throughout his career for Jewish-Christian reconciliation.

He was ordained a priest in 1954 and appointed bishop of Orléans in 1979. Pope John Paul II named him to the College of Cardinals in 1983. Lustiger was elected in 1995 to the Académie Française.

He died 5 August 2007, Paris.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Geslain archive

Categories

  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western
  • Notable : Famous : Newsmaker