BirthdaySeptember 25, 1922
BirthplaceEspelette, France

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Roger Etchegaray

    Full name: Roger Etchegaray
    Also known as: Roger Etchegaray, Etchegaray, Roger
    Professions: Catholic cardinal
    Work: President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

  2. Roger Etchegaray Biography

    Roger Marie Élie Etchegaray (French pronunciation: ?[???e ?t???a?aj]; born in Espelette/Ezpeleta, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, 25 September 1922) is a French cardinal of the Catholic Church (Roman Rite).Etchegaray served as the archbishop of Marseille from 1970 to 1985 before entering the Roman Curia, where he served as President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (1984-1998) and President of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum (1984–1995). He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1979.Cardinal Etchegaray came to the attention of an international audience on Christmas Eve 2009 when he was seriously injured in an unsuccessful attack on Pope Benedict XVI as they processed into Mass at St Peter's Basilica. Etchegaray had to be hospitalised with broken bones.

  3. Roger Etchegaray Family

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