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Cardinal Aníbal Muñoz Duque
Birth: Oct. 3, 1908
Death: Jan. 15, 1987

Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Santa Rosa de Osos, he studied at the Seminary of Santa Rosa de Osos, and he was ordained, on November 19, 1933, in his hometown. He worked as a Faculty member and prefect of the Minor Seminary of the Institute of Missions of Yarumal, from 1933 to 1937 and later was promoted and served as rector and vice-superior general of this same Institute from 1937 to 1950. On May 27, 1951, he was consecrated bishop of Socorro y San Gil. The next year, on December 18, 1952, he was transferred to the diocese of Bucaramanga. Seven years later, he was promoted to the metropolitan see of Nueva Pamplona, precisely on August 3, 1959. He He was President of the Episcopal Conference of Colombia, from 1964 to 1972. He was asked to act as the Apostolic administrator sede plena of the archdiocese of Bogotá, on April 15, 1967. Transferred to titular see of Cariana, on March 30, 1968, he became coadjutor archbishop of Bogotá, with right of succession, on February 2, 1969. He was fully entitled to this charge on on July 29, 1972. and the next day became also the Military vicar of Colombia. Pope Paul VI created him cardinal, on March 5, 1973. He participated in both conclaves of 1978. He resigned the pastoral government of his archdiocese, on June 25, 1984. He died in his epicopal city. (bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
Catedral Primada
Distrito Capital, Colombia
Plot: Capilla del Sagrario
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
Record added: Aug 16, 2003
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