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His Eminence Francesco Monterisi
Cardinal-Archpriest Emeritus of the Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica
Cardinal Monterisi in Sarajevo, 2012
Church Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls
Appointed 3 July 2009
Reign ended 23 November 2012
Predecessor Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo
Successor James Michael Harvey
Orders
Ordination 16 March 1957
Consecration 6 January 1983
by Pope John Paul II
Created Cardinal 20 November 2010
Rank Cardinal-Deacon of San Paolo alla Regola
Personal details
Birth name Francesco Marco Nicola Monterisi
Born 28 May 1934 (1934-05-28) (age 86)
Barletta, Italy
Nationality Italian
Denomination Roman Catholic
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  • Titular Archbishop of Alba Maritima (1982–2010)
  • Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Korea (1982–1987)
  • Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina (1993–1998)
  • Secretary of the Congregation for Bishops (1998–2009)
Alma mater Pontifical Lateran University, Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy

Francesco Marco Nicola Monterisi (born 28 May 1934) is an Italian cardinal of the Catholic Church. He worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See from 1964 to 1998. He retired in 2014.

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