Odilo Scherer

Religious Leader

1949 –

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Who is Odilo Scherer?

Odilo Pedro Scherer is a Brazilian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He currently serves as Archbishop of São Paulo, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 2007. In the international media, he was mentioned as a possible contender to succeed Benedict XVI, who resigned in 2013.

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Born
Sep 21, 1949
Cerro Largo
Parents
Siblings
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Brazil
Profession
Education
  • Doctor of Sacred Theology, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná
  • Doctor of Sacred Theology, Pontifical Gregorian University
Lived in
  • Rio Grande do Sul

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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