Lateran University announces new chair to honor late Cardinal Gantin
Catholic World News - May 23, 2013
The Pontifical Lateran University has announced the establishment of a chair honoring the late Cardinal Bernardin Gantin.
Cardinal Gantin, a native of Benin, was the first African-born cardinal to head a major Vatican congregation; he was prefect of the Congregation for Bishops from 1984 to 1998, and dean of the College of Cardinals from 1993 until his retirement in 2002 at the age of 80. He died in 2008.
The new chair at the Lateran University will be dedication to “Political Socialization in Africa.”
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