|Church Roman Catholic|
Coat of arms
Appointed June 5, 1999
Consecration January 3, 1988
Predecessor Eurico Dias Nogueira
Name Jorge Ortiga
Ordination July 9, 1967
|Other posts President of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference|
Born March 5, 1944 (age 79) Brufe, Vila Nova de Famalicao Municipality Portugal (1944-03-05)
Archdiocese Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Braga
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Jorge Ferreira da Costa Ortiga (Brufe, Vila Nova de Famalicão Municipality, 5 March 1944) is a Portuguese Catholic archbishop and the Primate of Hispânia (all Iberian Peninsula).
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He attended the seminary of the Archdiocese of Braga between 1955 and 1967. He was ordained a priest on 9 July 1967. He was Vicar Cooperator in the parish of St. Victor, in Braga, between 1967 and 1968.
He graduated from the Faculty of Ecclesiastical History at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome on 10 October 1970, later attending the curriculum for the doctoral degree. While in Rome, 1 October 1970 to May 1971, did a course in Grottaferrata priestly spirituality guided by the Institute Mystice Corporis.
In Braga, he worked in the Secretariat of Bishops, where he remained from June 1971 to September 1973 and during this time collaborating in the pastoral of the Third Church in Braga. On 1 October 1973 was appointed Rector of the Church Gathered and Chaplain of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Sorrows and St Anne, erect in the same church. On November 24, 1981, was appointed Episcopal Vicar for Clergy, an office which was reconfirmed on 1 October 1985. On 6 March 1985 the Chapter was named Canon of the Cathedral of Braga.
On 9 November 1987, Pope John Paul II named him Titular Bishop of Braga Novabárbara and Auxiliary Bishop having received episcopal ordination in the Crypt of the Basilica Sameiro on 3 January 1988.
On 5 June 1999 his appointment as archbishop of Braga was announced having taken office on July 18, 1999. In the Conciliar Seminary of Braga (later School of Theology Faculty of Theology and now-Braga) taught introduction to the chairs of Historical Studies, History of Religions and Church History.
He was responsible for the Archdiocesan Secretariat for Vocations and President of the Institute of History and Religious Art.
He chaired the General Secretariat of the 40th Diocesan Synod and coordinated the Diocesan Pastoral Secretariat.
He is Chairman of the Board of the Diocesan Office of Clergy Support (IDAC).
He is President of the General Assembly of the Association "Give Your Hands."
In the Portuguese Episcopal Conference chaired the Episcopal Commission for the Doctrine of the Faith and belonged to the Episcopal Commission of Christian Education.
It is from April 4, 2005, the President of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference (CEP).
In 2011 he left the presidency of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference (CEP).