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His Eminence Camillo Ruini
Cardinal Vicar Emeritus of Rome
Cardinal Ruini
Church Roman Catholic Church
Other posts Cardinal-Priest of Sant'Agnese fuori le Mura (1991-)
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Ordination 8 December 1954
Consecration 29 June 1983
by Gilberto Baroni
Created Cardinal 28 June 1991
Rank Cardinal Priest
Personal details
Birth name Camillo Ruini
Born 19 February 1931 (1931-02-19) (age 90)
Sassuolo, Kingdom of Italy
Denomination Catholic (Roman Rite)
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  • Titular Bishop of Nepte (1983-1991)
  • Auxiliary Bishop of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla (1983-1993)
  • Secretary General of the Italian Episcopal Conference (1986-1991)
  • General Ecclesiastical Assistant to Italian Catholic Action (1989-1990)
  • President of the Liturgical Academy (1990-1993)
  • Titular Archbishop of Nepte (1991)
  • Pro-Vicar General of Rome (1991)
  • Pro-Archpriest of the Basilica of Saint John Lateran (1991)
  • President of the Italian Episcopal Conference (1991-2007)
  • Vicar General of Rome (1991-2008)
  • Apostolic Administrator of Ostia (1991-2008)
  • Archpriest of the Basilica of Saint John Lateran (1991-2008)
  • Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical Lateran University (1991-2008)
  • President of Peregrinatio ad Petri Sedem (1992-1996)
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Camillo Ruini ( born 19 February 1931) is an Italian cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Vicar General of the Diocese of Rome from 1991 to 2008. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1991.

In June 1986 the Pope John Paul II named him secretary-general of the Italian bishops' conference. From 1988 to 2011 he was a consultor of the Congregation for Bishops.

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