In This Biography
Cardinal Okogie Biography, Ministry, Career, Age, Networth, Family
Anthony Olubunmi Okogie popularly known as Cardinal Okogie was born on June 16, 1936. Cardinal Okogie is a native of Uromi in Edo State. His father, an Esan is of the royal family while his mother is a Yoruba.
How Old is Cardinal Okogie
Cardinal Okogie was born in Edo State in the year 1936 on June 16,
Where is Cardinal Okogie From?
Uromi in Edo State
Cardinal Okogie was ordained a Catholic Priest on December 11, 1966. In 1971, Cardinal Okogie has ordained titular Bishop of Mascula and Auxiliary Bishop of Oyo. In 1973, he was named an Archbishop. As an Archbishop Cardinal Okogie was the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN) from 1994 to 2000.
Cardinal Okogie’s Ordination
Cardinal Okogie was proclaimed Cardinal on October 21, 2003, by Pope John Paul II and he holds the title of Cardinal Priest of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel of Mostacciano. It is worthy to note that Cardinal Okogie was one of the Cardinal Electors who participated in the 2005 Papal Conclave that selected Pope Benedict XVI and the 2013 Papal Conclave that elected Pope Francis.
Cardinal Okogie’s Resignation
Cardinal Okogie having reached the age limit of 75years resigned from the pastoral governance of the See of Lagos, which resignation was accepted on May 25, 2012.
Cardinal Okogie has been a staunch defender of the Catholic church’s laws on celibacy for catholic priests and the Church’s stand on the evil use of Contraceptives. Hence in 2007, he condemned the government’s approval of a condom factory.
The Scholar’s Basic income source is mostly from being a successful Religious scholar. He has a whopping net worth of $5 to $10 million
KNOWLEDGE is POWERFUL. Please kindly share Newstime Worldwide website and videos with all your family and friends and contacts Worldwide, thanks. Almighty GOD continue to bless you always.
Newstime Worldwide is not responsible for external websites’ content.
IF YOU LIKE WHAT YOU ARE READING AT NEWSTIME..,
PLEASE KINDLY LET US KNOW, IF THERE IS SOMETHING WE COULD BE DOING BETTER, WE WILL LIKE TO KNOW THAT TOO.
PLEASE KINDLY SEND US YOUR COMMENTS, QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS. THANKS FOR TAKING THE TIME AND TROUBLE TO READ NEWSTIME WORLDWIDE.
NEWSTIME STAFF AND MANAGEMENT.