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archibishop

Victor Cardinal Razafimahatratra, Madagascan archibishop. Member of Commission Revision Code Canon Law, Congregation Evangelization of Peoples.

Background

Razafimahatratra, Victor Cardinal was born on September 8, 1921 in Ambanitsilena-Ranomansina, Madagascar.

Career

Joined Society of Jesus (Jesuit), 1945. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1956. Rector Fianarantsoa Minor Seminary, 1960—1963.

Superior Jesuit Residence, Ambositra, 1963—1969. Rector Tananarive Major Seminary, 1969—1971. Bishop of Farafangana, 1971.

Archbishop of Tananarive, since 1976. Elevated Sacred College Cardinals, 1976. Titular church Holy Cross, Jerudalem.

President Madagascar Episcopal Conference.

Membership

Member of Commission Revision Code Canon Law, Congregation Evangelization of Peoples.