| Roman Catholic Church|
Jose Maria Lachiondo
| 1993 - 2007|
Pamplona y Tudela
| Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pamplona y Tudela|
Francisco Perez Gonzales
Fernando Sebastián Aguilar CMF born 14 December 1929 in Calatayud, Spain is a Spanish cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the Archbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela. Pope Francis created him a cardinal in a consistory of February 22, 2014.
He was born in Catalayud, Province of Zaragosa on 14 December 1929.
He entered the Congregation of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians) and made his religious profession on 8 September 1946. After completing his studies in philosophy and theology in the seminaries of the congregation, he was ordained a priest on 28 June 1953. Aguilar obtained a doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum in 1957 with a dissertation entitled “Maternitatis divinae diversa ratio apud Didacum Alvarez et Franciscum Suarez”.
He is a member of the Sociedad Mariológica Española (1959) and director of the Revista Ephemerides Mariologicae (1966). In 1966, he founded the Iglesia Viva journal which he directed until 1971. He taught dogmatic theology in his religious congregation in Valls and Salamanca. He then served as professor, from 1967, and subsequently rector, from 1971 to 1979, of the Pontifical University of Salamanca.
He is the archbishop emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela having been archbishop from 26 March 1993 until 31 July 2007 when he was succeeded by Francisco Pérez González. Before he was bishop of León from 22 August 1979 until 28 July 1983 when he stepped down. He became archbishop co-adjutor of Granada on 8 April 1988.
Pope Francis announced on 12 January 2014 that on 22 February the archbishop, along with 18 others, would be inducted into the College of Cardinals.
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