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Juan Luis Cardinal Cipriani Thorne, Peruvian cardinal, archbishop. Achievements include being a member of Peru's national basketball team at the Pan American Games. Member of Opus Dei (regional vicar 1986-1988).

Background

Thorne, Juan Luis Cardinal Cipriani was born on December 28, 1943 in Lima, Peru.

Education

Doctor in Industrial Engineering, University Nacional Ingenieria, Peru. Total harmonic distortion Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

Career

Ordained priest of Opus Dei, Peru, 1977. Instructor in moral theology Pontifical Faculty of Theology, University Navarre. Vice-chancellor University Piura.

Ordained bishop, 1988. Auxiliary bishop Archdiocese of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru, 1988—1995, archbishop Peru, 1995—1999, Archdiocese of Lima, Peru, since 1999. Elevated to cardinal, 2001.

Cardinal-priest S. Camillo de Lellis, since 2001. Grand chancellor Pontifical Catholic University, Peru, 1999, Pontifical & Civil Theological Faculty, Lima, 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include being a member of Peru's national basketball team at the Pan American Games.

Membership

Member of Opus Dei (regional vicar 1986-1988).