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Lluís Cardinal Martínez Sistach Edit Profile

archbishop , cardinal

Lluís Cardinal Martínez Sistach, Spanish cardinal, archbishop.

Background

Sistach, Lluís Cardinal Martínez was born on April 29, 1937 in Barcelona.

Career

Ordained priest Archdiocese of Barcelona, Spain, 1961, auxiliary bishop, 1987. Ordained bishop, 1987. Bishop Diocese of Tortosa, 1991—1997.

Archbishop Archdiocese of Tarragona, 1997—2004, Archdiocese of Barcelona, since 2004. Elevated to cardinal, 2007. Cardinal-priest S. Sebastiano alle Catacombe, since 2008.