Becker, Karl Josef

Cardinal Karl Josef  Becker was born on April 18, 1928 in Köln, Germany.

He made his profession as a member of Society of Jesus April 13, 1948, and was ordained a Priest with the order on July 31, 1958.

On February 18, 2012 he was appointed Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire and elevated to Cardinal. He was installed on April 22, 2012.


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