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Cardinal Karlic
H.E. Estanislao Esteban Card. KARLIC
Archbishop Emeritus of Paraná
94 (Born Sunday, February 07, 1926)
Cardinal since:
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Cardinal Priest of Beata Vergine Maria Addolorata a Piazza Buenos Aires

Born 7 February 1926 in Argentina, from an immigrant Croatian family. He studied for the priesthood in Cordoba and was ordained on 8 December 1954. He then taught at the Major Seminary of Cordoba and undertook further studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

He was consecrated as a bishop on 15 August 1977 by Cardinal Primatesta. He was made Coadjutor Archbishop of Paraná on 19 January 1983 and succeed to full governance of the Archdiocese on 1 April 1986. He was a member of the Commission that drafted the new Catechism of the Catholic Church from 1986 to 1992. He retired in 2003.

Pope Benedict XVI appointed him a Cardinal on 24 November 2007.

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