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us: Okogie, Anthony Olubunmi, 1936-

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Anthony Olubunmi Ewoime
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1936-06-16
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Lagos (Nigeria)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nigeria
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) St. Gregory's College (Lagos, Nigeria)
        • Organization: (naf) Christian Association of Nigeria
        • Organization: (naf) Catholic Women Organisation, Holy Cross Cathedral, Benin City (Nigeria)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Saint Theresa's Minor Seminary
        • Organization: Urban University (Rome, Italy)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Cardinals
    • Sources

      • found: Reluctant politician, 1996: t.p. (Most Reverend Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, Archbishop of Lagos, Nigeria) p. 13 (b. June 16, 1936; Anthony Olubunmi Ewoime Okogie)
      • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 5, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Okogie, Anthony Olubunmi; roman catholic bishop and cardinal; born 16 June 1936 in Lagos, Nigeria; attended Holy Cross Primary School (1942-1948); continued his primary education at Saint Patrick's Primary School, Sapele (1949 - 1951); was admitted into Saint Gregory's College, Obalende, Lagos (1951); began his priestly journey at Saint Theresa's Minor Seminary (1954-1957); proceeded to Saints Peter and Paul Major Seminary (1957); studied at Urban University, Rome (1963); was ordained a priest by Archbishop John Aggey (11 December 1966); served as a pastoral assistant at the Holy Cross Cathedral (1967); posted to Port Harcourt to serve as a chaplain in the Nigerian civil war (1968); appointed and ordained Bishop (1971); Auxiliary Bishop of Lagos (1972); became the Archbishop of Lagos (13 April 1973); served as chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) (1989-1997) and president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) (1994-2000); appointed Cardinal by the late Pope John Paul II (21 October 2003); participated in the conclave that elected Pope Benedict XVI (2005))
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      • 1999-03-16: new
      • 2015-09-06: revised
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