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Filipino Cardinal-Elect Attended Catholic University of America

When Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, O.M.I., of the Archdiocese of Cotabato in the Philippines, is elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope Francis on February 22, he will become the 12th living cardinal who has attended The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., the University reported in a press release.

According to the University:

Archbishop Quevedo studied for his Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree at Oblate College in Washington, D.C., graduating in 1964. At the time, Oblate College was affiliated with The Catholic University of America. That enabled him to take courses at CUA from 1961 to 1963.

When he enters the College of Cardinals on Feb. 22, Archbishop Quevedo will join Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila, Philippines, who received his licentiate and doctorate in sacred theology at CUA in 1987 and 1992, respectively.

Cardinal-elect Quevedo will become the 12th cardinal with links to Catholic University. Each of the cardinals currently administering U.S. archdioceses (DiNardo, Dolan, George, O’Malley, and Wuerl) received degrees at the University. So too did Cardinal Raymond Burke who is posted to the Vatican. Rounding out the contingent of CUA alumni are four retired cardinals (Mahony, McCarrick, Rigali, and Stafford).

The Catholic University of America is recommended in The Newman Guide for its strong Catholic identity.

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