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Jorge Urosa

Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino (born 28 August 1942) is a Venezuelan Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He currently serves as Archbishop of Caracas, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 2006.

Jorge Urosa was born in Caracas to Luis Manuel Urosa Joud and Ligia Savino del Castillo de Urosa. He studied humanities at Colegio De La Salle Tienda Honda, and philosophy at the Interdiocesan Seminary of Caracas. From 1962 to 1965, he studied theology at St. Augustine's Seminary in Toronto.

Urosa then attended the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, from where he obtained his doctorate in dogmatic theology, until 1971. During his time at the Gregorian, he returned to Caracas to be ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Jose Quintero Parra on 15 August 1967.

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Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church


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