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Cardinal Winning

Cardinal Winning
Name:
H.E. Thomas Joseph Card. WINNING
Position:
Archbishop of Glasgow
Born:
Tuesday, 02 June 1925
Died:
17 June 2001 (Aged 76)
From:
Great Britain
Cardinal since:
Monday, 28 February 1994
Title:
Cardinal Priest of S Andrea delle Fratte


Born in Wishaw, Scotland, on June 3, 1925, Cardinal Winning was ordained a priest in Rome on December 18, 1948. He studied Canon Law at the Pontifical Gregorian University, and was spiritual director for the Scottish College in Rome between 1958 and 1961. First President and Officialis of the New National Scottish Tribunal in Glasgow, on October 22, 1971, he became the Titular Bishop of Lugmad and Auxiliary for the Archdiocese of Glasgow. On April 23, 1974, when Archbishop Scanlan retired, Winning was promoted to his post. From 1973 to 1977 he was President of the Justice and Peace Commission of the Scottish Episcopal Conference; he has been President of the Commission for Catholic Education since 1977. He was a member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith between 1978 and 1984, and since 1985 has been President of the Scottish Episcopal Conference. He was made a cardinal by John Paul II during the Consistory of November 26, 1994.





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