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John O. Onaiyekan

Cardinal and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja

Studies in Philosophy, SS. Peter & Paul Major Seminary, Bodija, Ibadan; studies in Theology, Pontifical Urban College of Propaganda Fide, Rome; studies in Scripture, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome; doctorate prog., Biblical Theology, Pontifical Urban Univ., Rome. 1969, ordained to Catholic Priesthood, Kabba; 1966-77, Rector, St Clement's Jnr Seminary Lokoja; 1977, Vice-Rector, & 1978, Rector, Major Seminary, SS. Peter & Paul, Bodija, Ibadan; 1982, Aux. Bishop of Ilorin; 1983, ordained Bishop; 1984, Res. Bishop of Ilorin. 1990, Coadjutor Bishop of Abuja; 1992, Bishop of Abuja; 1994, Archbishop of Abuja; 2012, Cardinal of the Holy Roman Catholic Church. Formerly, Member: Int'l Theological Comm.; Methodist/Roman Catholic Int'l Dialogue Comm.; Coun., Gen. Sec., Synod of Bishops in the Vatican; St. Cttee, Faith & Order Comm., World Coun. of Churches.