Rigali, Justin

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Rigali, Justin Gender: M
Justin Francis Rigali
born on 19 April 1935 at 13:10 (= 1:10 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 28°53' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 10°36 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 23°27'

Justin Rigali
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American ecclesiastic, Roman Catholic cardinal ordained a priest 4/25/1961, Los Angeles, CA. The youngest of seven kids, he began graduate studies in Canon Law in Rome in October 1961, and earned his doctorate in Canon Law in June 1964. From 1964-66 he was an associate pastor and in 1964 entered the English language department of the Secretariat of State. He served in various posts that included Iran, Pakistan, Samoa, Australia, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka. From 1979-1987, Rigali accompanied Pope John Paul II on international trips. Among his many honors and titles, he was appointed the 8th bishop of St. Louis 1/25/1994. On July 15, 2003, he ws named by Pope John Paul II as the new Archbishop of Philadelphia, replacing Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua with an installation date in this new assignment of October 7, 2003. On September 28, 2003, Pope John Paul II announced that Archbishop Rigali would be made Cardinal in a ceremony on October 21, 2003.

On July 19, 2011, amid allegations of sex abuse by the clergy in his parishes, he resigned his post as Archbishop of Philadelphia.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Job 25 April 1961 at 12:00 noon in Los Angeles, CA (Ordained R.C. Priest)
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  • Social : End a program of study June 1964 (Earned his Doct. in Canon law)
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  • Work : Begin Major Project 1979 (Traveled with the Pope, eight years)
  • Work : New Job 25 January 1994 (Appointed the 8th Bishop of St. Louis)
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  • Work : Begin Major Project 7 October 2003 (Became Archbishop of Philadelphia)
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  • Work : Begin Major Project 21 October 2003 (Became Cardinal)
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Source Notes

Romy Ransom quotes B.C. 1998


  • Family : Childhood : Family large (Seven)
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Seventh of seven)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Celibacy/ Minimal
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney (Doctorate in Canon Law)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (R.C. Priest and Bishop)