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Gerald Emmett Carter, C.C., Ph.D., D.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Gerald Emmett Carter, C.C., Ph.D., D.D. C.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada December 20, 1982 April 20, 1983
Cardinal Carter began his priesthood in Montreal. There, while a professor of catachetics for twenty-five years, he became an authority on religious and general education. More recently, in addition to his duties as Bishop of London, Ontario, and later Archbishop of Toronto, and after receiving the cardinal's hat in 1979, he has served in Canada and in Rome on commissions on liturgy, canon law and interchurch and interfaith relations. He has also contributed notably to understanding among people of different races and creeds.
Deceased on April 6, 2003.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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