Godfried Danneels

Godfried Danneels

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Godfried Maria Jules Danneels is a Belgian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels and the chairman of the episcopal conference of his native country from 1979 to 2010. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1983. His resignation at the age of 75 was accepted on 18 January 2010. Born in Kanegem, Tielt, West Flanders, he was the eldest of six siblings. Danneels entered the Grand Seminary of Bruges to become a priest. He was ordained on 17 August 1957 by Emiel-Jozef De Smedt, Bishop of Brugge. He studied Thomistic philosophy at the Higher Institute of Philosophy in Leuven and theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. After obtaining his doctorate in theology, he taught at the Bruges seminary and at the Catholic University of Leuvenshow more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136575329
  • 9786136575322