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His Eminence Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka, (born September 14, 1927) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Formerly the Archbishop of Detroit in the United States, he was created Cardinal Priest (with the title of Ss. Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio) in the consistory of June 28, 1988 by Pope John Paul II. He currently serves as President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and Governor of Vatican City. His Eminence is the official style or standard of address in reference to a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and several patriarchs of the Eastern Rite. ... The word cardinal comes from the Latin cardo for hinge and usually refers to things of fundamental importance, as in cardinal rule or cardinal sins. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official in the Roman Catholic Church, ranking just below the Pope and appointed by him as a member of the College of Cardinals during a consistory. ... The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the Christian Church whose visible head is the Pope, currently Pope Benedict XVI. It teaches that it is the one holy catholic and apostolic Church founded by Jesus Christ, and that the sole Church of Christ which in the... As of 2005, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit covers the City of Detroit as well as Lapeer, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. ... Cardinal Priests are the most numerous of the three orders of Cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church. ... // Antiquity Originally, the Latin word consistorium meant simply sitting together, just as the Greek syn(h)edrion (from which the Biblical sanhedrin was a corruption). ... (Some entries on this page have been duplicated on August 1. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), born Karol Józef Wojtyła (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as pope of the Catholic Church for almost 27 years, from 16 October 1978, making his the second-longest pontificate (or the third-longest, as enumerated by Roman Catholic tradition). ... The President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State is the leader of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State, the legislative body of Vatican City. ... The Governor of Vatican City is concurrently the President of the Governatorate of Vatican City and sometimes called the President of Vatican City. ...


He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Casimir and Mary (née Wolgat) Szoka, Polish immigrants. He did his primary studies at St. Michael School in Muskegon. He entered St. Joseph's Seminary in Grand Rapids and then St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. Nickname: Furniture City Founded Incorporated 1850  County Kent County Mayor George Heartwell Area  - Total  - Water 117. ... Muskegon is a city located in Muskegon County, Michigan. ... Plymouth is a city located in Wayne County, Michigan. ...


He was ordained a priest on June 5, 1954 in Marquette, Michigan and served as parochial vicar of the parish of St. Francis in Manistique, Michigan. In 1955, he became secretary to Bishop Thomas Noa of Marquette. From 1955 and 1962, he also served as chaplain at St. Mary’s Hospital. In 1956, he was named Roman Catholic chaplain at K. I. Sawyer AFB Michigan. Roman Catholic priest LCDR Allen R. Kuss (USN) aboard USS Enterprise A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The old ore dock in Marquette Marquette is a city located in Marquette County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... Manistique Harbor Light on Lake Michigan Manistique is a city located in Schoolcraft County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base is a decommissioned United States Air Force base located in Marquette County, Michigan. ...


From 1957 to 1959, he attended the Faculty of Canon Law at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome. Upon returning to the United States, from 1960 until 1971 he served at the matrimonial tribunal of the diocese of Marquette, while at the same time serving as chancellor’s assistant (1962-69), and parish priest (1962-63) of St. Pius X parish in Ispheming on north Lake Superior, parish priest of St. Christopher’s (1963-71), then chancellor of the diocese of Marquette. He also accompanied Bishop Noa to the first session of the Second Vatican Council. 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In Western culture, canon law is the law of the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Ishpeming is a city located in Marquette County, Michigan. ... The Great Lakes from space; Lake Superior is on the upper left Lake Superior (known as Gitchigume in a Native American language) is the largest of North Americas Great Lakes. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... The Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, was an Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church opened under Pope John XXIII in 1962 and closed under Pope Paul VI in 1965. ...


On June 11, 1971, he was appointed Bishop of Gaylord, Michigan by Pope Paul VI and was ordained on July 20. A year later, the Bishops of the 4th pastoral region of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) elected him president for the period of 1972-77. At the same time, he was treasurer and secretary of the Episcopal Conference of Michigan. June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... A bishop is an ordained member of the Christian clergy who, in certain Christian churches, holds a position of authority. ... Gaylord is a city located in Otsego County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Pope Paul VI (Latin: ), born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini (September 26, 1897 – August 6, 1978), reigned as Pope and as sovereign of Vatican City from 1963 to 1978. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ...


On March 21, 1981 he was named Archbishop of Detroit by Pope John Paul II. Since 1981, he also served as president of the Administration Council of the provincial seminary of St. John in Plymouth, Michigan and SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary near Orchard Lake Village, Michigan. He was also a president of the board of directors of the Episcopal Conference of Michigan, member of the executive committee of the Catholic University, president of the Committee for University Relations, Administrator of the National Sanctuary of the Immaculate Conception, treasurer of the NCCB, and served on committees within the Conference for: human values, bishops, dioceses and provinces, and economic affairs. March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... As of 2005, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit covers the City of Detroit as well as Lapeer, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. ... Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), born Karol Józef Wojtyła (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as pope of the Catholic Church for almost 27 years, from 16 October 1978, making his the second-longest pontificate (or the third-longest, as enumerated by Roman Catholic tradition). ... Plymouth is a city located in Wayne County, Michigan. ... SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary is a four-year private Polish seminary in Orchard Lake, Michigan. ... Orchard Lake Village is a city located in Oakland County, Michigan. ... The Catholic University of America The Catholic University of America (abbreviated CUA), located in Washington, DC, is unique as the national university of the Catholic Church and as the only higher education institution founded by the U.S. bishops. ... The Immaculate Conception is a Roman Catholic doctrine which asserts that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was preserved by God from the stain of original sin at the time of her own conception. ...


He was President of the Prefecture of Economic Affairs of the Holy See from January 22, 1990 to October 14, 1997. He became Archbishop Emeritus of Detroit on April 28, 1990. January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ...


On October 14, 1997, Cardinal Szoka was named President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State, and on February 22, 2001, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State. Within the Roman Curia his membership is: Secretariat of State (second section), and Causes of Saints, Bishops, Evangelization of Peoples (Congregatio de Propaganda Fide), Clergy, Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (congregations). October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The Roman Curia is the complex of the organs and the authorities that constitute the administrative apparatus of the Holy See, coordinating and providing the necessary organisation for the correct functioning of the Roman Catholic Church and the achievement of its goals. ... The Secretariat of State is the oldest dicastery in the Roman Curia, the government of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Governing the Roman Catholic Church, the Pope makes use of the Roman Curia, the administrative apparatus of the Holy See. ... The Congregation for Bishops (Congregatio pro Episcopis) is the congregation of the Roman Curia which oversees the selection of new bishops pending papal approval. ... The headquarters of the Propaganda fide in Rome, North facade on Piazza di Spagna by architect Bernini, the southwest facade seen here by Borromini: etching by Giuseppe Vasi, 1761 [http://www. ... The Congregation for the Clergy (Congregatio pro Clericis) is the congregation of the Roman Curia responsibile for overseeing matters regarding priests and deacons, and overseeing the religious education of all Roman Catholics. ... The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (Congregatio pro Institutis Vitae Consecratae et Societatibus Vitae Apostolicae) is the congregation of the Roman Curia responsible for everything which concerns institutes of consecrated life (orders and religious congregations, both of men and of women, secular institutes) and...



Szoka was one of the cardinal electors who participated in the 2005 papal conclave that selected Pope Benedict XVI. The following were the cardinal electors in the 2005 papal conclave. ... The Papal conclave of 2005 began on April 18, 2005 and ended the next day after four ballots. ... Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: ; born April 16, 1927, as Joseph Alois Ratzinger in Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany) is the 265th reigning pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City. ...


See also

Preceded by:
John Cardinal Dearden
Archbishop of Detroit
1981–1990
Succeeded by:
Adam Cardinal Maida
Preceded by:
Rosalio José Cardinal Castillo Lara
Governor of Vatican City
1997 - present
Succeeded by:
incumbent

 
 

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