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Cardinal Julien Ries

Cardinal Julien Reis was born on April 19, 1920 in Fouches (Arlon), Belgium, and was ordained a Priest for Namur {Namen}, Belgium on August 12, 1945.

On January 23 2012 he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Bellicastrum, and his ordination as Bishop took place on February 11, 2012.

On February 18, 2012 he was appointed Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia and elevated to Cardinal. His installation took place on October 20, 2012.

He died on February 23, 2013.