Pedro Rubiano Sáenz
Pedro Rubiano Sáenz studied Catholic theology and philosophy at the seminary of the Diocese of Cali and received on 8 July 1956, the sacrament of Holy Orders . Further years of study took him to Laval University in Québec before he performed various priestly duties as parish chaplain , vicar at a military school, college pastor and hospital chaplain. He also served as the deputy rector of the College of Santiago.
Pope Paul VI appointed him on June 2, 1971 bishop of Cúcuta . He received the episcopal ordination from Angelo Palmas , the apostolic nuncio in Colombia. Co- consecrators were Alberto Uribe Urdaneta , Archbishop of Cali , and Alfredo Rubio Diaz , Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona . John Paul II appointed him coadjutor archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cali on March 26, 1983 , before taking over the leadership of this archdiocese on February 7, 1985 as the second archbishop. On December 27, 1994 Pope John Paul II appointed him Archbishop of the Colombian capital Bogotá and accepted him on February 21, 2001 as a cardinal priest with the titular church Trasfigurazione di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo in the College of Cardinals . After the death of John Paul II, Cardinal Rubiano Sáenz took part in the 2005 conclave .
From 1990 to 1996 and again from 2002 to 2005, Pedro Rubiano Sáenz was President of the Colombian Bishops' Conference.
Rubiano Sáenz was chairman of the Colombian Bishops' Conference and is a member of the Congregation for Catholic Education and the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and People on the Move . He is Grand Prior of the Province of Colombia of the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem .
- Rubiano Sáenz, Pedro. In: Salvador Miranda : The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. ( Florida International University website), accessed August 4, 2016.
- Entry on Pedro Rubiano Sáenz on catholic-hierarchy.org ; accessed on August 4, 2016.
- History of the Colombian Bishops' Conference
- Rinuncia dell'Arcivescovo Metropolita di Bogotá (Colombia) e Nomina del Successore , in: Holy See Press Office: Daily Bulletin of July 8, 2010.
|Pablo Correa León (es)||
Bishop of Cúcuta
|Alberto Giraldo Jaramillo PSS|
|Alberto Uribe Urdaneta||
Archbishop of Cali
|Isaías Duarte Cancino|
|Alfonso López Trujillo||
Chairman of the Colombian Bishops' Conference
|Alberto Giraldo Jaramillo|
|Mario Cardinal Revollo Bravo||
Archbishop of Bogotá
|Rubén Salazar Cardinal Gómez|
|Alberto Giraldo Jaramillo||Chairman of the Colombian Bishops' Conference
|Luis Augusto Castro Quiroga|
|Grand Prior of the Lieutenancy of Colombia of the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem|
|SURNAME||Rubiano Sáenz, Pedro|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Rubiano Sáenz, Cardinal Pedro|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Colombian clergyman, Archbishop of Bogotá and Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 13, 1932|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Cartago , Colombia|