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His Eminence Albert Vanhoye S.J.
Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant'Adriano a Villa Albani
Vanhoye in June 2005.
Church Roman Catholic Church
Appointed 24 March 2006
Enthroned 28 May 2006
Predecessor John Krol
Other posts Ecclesiastical Counsellor to the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (2010–)
Ordination 25 July 1954
Created Cardinal 24 March 2006
  • Cardinal-Deacon (2006–16)
  • Cardinal-Priest (2016–)
Personal details
Birth name Albert Vanhoye
Born (1923-07-24)24 July 1923
Hazebrouck, France
Died 29 July 2021(2021-07-29) (aged 98)
Rome, Italy
Nationality French
Denomination Catholic (Roman Rite)
Previous post Rector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute (1984–90)
Alma mater Pontifical Biblical Institute
Motto Cordi tuo unitus
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Albert Vanhoye, SJ (24 July 1923 – 29 July 2021) was a French priest of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and an exegete. He was created cardinal in 2006.

Vanhoye was the oldest living member of the College of Cardinals at the time of his death.

Vanhoye died on 29 July 2021 in Rome, five days after his 98th birthday.

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