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Agustín Cardinal Garcia-Gasco y Vicente Edit Profile

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Agustín Cardinal Garcia-Gasco y Vicente, Spanish cardinal, archbishop.

Background

Vicente, Agustín Cardinal Garcia-Gasco y was born on February 12, 1931 in Corral de Almaguer, Spain.

Career

Ordained priest Archdiocese of Madrid, Spain, 1956, auxiliary bishop, 1985. Ordained bishop, 1985. Archbishop Archdiocese of Valencia, 1992—2009, archbishop emeritus, since 2009.

Elevated to cardinal, 2007. Cardinal-priest S. Marcello, since 2007.