Júlio Duarte Langa

Julio Duarte Langa
Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Xai-Xai
See Xai-xai
Appointed 31 May 1976
Term ended 12 July 2004
Predecessor Félix Niza Ribeiro
Successor Lucio Andrice Muandula
Other posts
Ordination 9 June 1957
Consecration 24 October 1976

by Alexandre Jose Maria dos Santos, OFM Cap.
Created cardinal 14 February 2015

by Pope Francis
Personal details
Birth name Julio Duarte Langa
Born (1927-10-27) 27 October 1927 (age 92)

Xai-Xai, Mozambique
Denomination Roman Catholic
Motto "In finem dilexit eos"

(In the end he loved them)
Coat of arms Julio Duarte Langa's coat of arms
Ordination history of

Júlio Duarte Langa
Priestly ordination
Date 9 June 1957
Episcopal consecration
Principal consecrator Alexandre Jose Maria dos Santos, OFM Cap.
Co-consecrators Francesco Colasuonno

Januário Machaze Nhangumbe
Date 24 October 1976
Elevated by Pope Francis
Date 14 February 2015
Styles of

Julio Duarte Langa
Coat of arms of Júlio Duarte Langa.svg
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal

Júlio Duarte Langa (born 27 October 1927) is a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the Bishop Emeritus of Xai-Xai, Mozambique, where he served as Bishop from 24 October 1976 until his retirement on 12 July 2004.

Education [ edit ]

He attended the local school before entering the Seminary of Magude; then, studied in the Seminary of Namaacha, in the then archdiocese of Lourenço Marques (now Maputo).[1]

Episcopate [ edit ]

Cardinal [ edit ]

On 4 January 2015, Pope Francis announced that he would make him a cardinal on 14 February.[2] At that ceremony, he was assigned the titular church of San Gabriele dell'Addolorata.[3]

References [ edit ]

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  2. ^ "Annuncio di Concistoro per la creazione di nuovi Cardinali" (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 4 January 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Consistory: list of titular church assignments". Vatican Radio. 14 February 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2015.

External links [ edit ]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by

Bishop of Xai-Xai

1976 - 2004
Succeeded by

Lucio Andrice Muandula
Preceded by

titular church established
Cardinal Priest of San Gabriele dell’Addolorata

14 February 2015

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