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Gabriel Cardinal Zubeir Wako Edit Profile

archbishop , cardinal

Gabriel Cardinal Zubeir Wako, cardinal, archbishop.


Postgrad., Urbanian University, Rome, 1971. Postgrad., Lateran University, Rome, 1971.


Ordained priest Diocese of Wau, Sudan, 1963. Parish priest, inspector for Christian religious education Gogrial District, Sudan. Rector St. Anthony's Minor Seminary, Bussere, Sudan.

Procurator Vicarate of Wau. Ordained bishop, 1975. Bishop Diocese of Wau, 1975—1979.

Coadjutor archbishop Archdiocese of Khartoum, Sudan, 1979—1981, archbishop, since 1981. Elevated to cardinal, 2003. Cardinal-priest S. Atanasio a Via Tiburtina, since 2003.

Member Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, 1985-1995, Pontifical Council Cor Unum, Congregation for Evangelization of Peoples.


  • Other Interests

    Music composition, singing, writing pastoral letters and religious prayers in verse.