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Stephen Fumio Cardinal Hamao Edit Profile

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Stephen Fumio Cardinal Hamao, Japanese archbishop. Ordained Priest 1957.

Background

Hamao, Stephen Fumio Cardinal was born on March 9, 1930 in Tokyo.

Career

Appointed auxiliary bishop of Tokyo, 1970. Ordained bishop, auxiliary bishop of Tokyo, 1970. Appointment bishop of Yokohama, 1979.

President pastoral care of migrants and itinerant peoples Roman Curia, 1998—2006. Elevated to cardinal, 2003.

Achievements

  • Ordained Priest 1957.