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Cardinal Righi Lambertini

Cardinal Righi-Lambertini
Name:
H.E. Egano Card. RIGHI-LAMBERTINI
Position:
Born:
Thursday, February 22, 1906
Died:
4 October 2000 (Aged 94)
From:
Italy
Cardinal since:
Saturday, June 30, 1979
Title:
Cardinal Priest of S Maria in Via

Egano Righi-Lambertini was born on February 22, 1906, in Reno, in the archdiocese of Bologna. He was ordained a priest on May 25, 1929. In 1946, Righi-Lambertini entered the Vatican diplomatic service and worked in Rome, Paris, Costa Rica, Venezuela and for the Apostolic Delegation in London. Pius XII appointed him Apostolic Delegate to Korea on December 28, 1957. On July 9, 1960 John XXIII made him titular Archbishop of Doclea and Apostolic Nuncio in Lebanon. Paul VI then appointed Righi-Lambertini Apostolic Nuncio to France on April 23, 1969. John Paul II elevated him to the College of Cardinals during the Consistory of June 30, 1979.





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