Bruno Cadoré

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Bruno Cadoré, O.P.
Born 1954 (age 59–60)
Le Creusot, Burgundy France
Church Catholic Church
Ordained 1986
Title Master of the Order of Preachers
(2010 – )

Father Bruno Cadoré, O.P. (born 1954)[1] is a French Roman Catholic priest of the Dominican Order. He was elected the 87th Master of the Order of Preachers at the General Chapter of the Order in Rome, on 5 September 2010 and therefore ex officio Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum.[1] Cadoré is a trained physician, with specialization in the field of bioethics.[1]


Bruno Cadoré was born in Le Creusot, France, in 1954.[2] He was a medical doctor before entering the Dominican novitiate in 1979.[2] He made profession in the order in 1980,[2] and was ordained a priest in 1986, earning a doctorate in moral theology in 1992.[1] Prior to his election as Master of the Order, Cadoré was Prior Provincial of the Dominican Province of France.[1] He has also served as director of the Medical Ethics Center of the Université Catholique de Lille.[2] He is also the chancellor of Colegio de San Juan de Letran in Manila, Philippines.


  1. ^ a b c d e "Fr. Bruno Cadoré, nouveau Maître de l'Ordre des Prêcheurs (Dominicains)". ZENIT. September 5, 2010. Retrieved September 5, 2010.  (French)
  2. ^ a b c d Dunne, Gerard (September 6, 2010). " "Profile of fr Bruno Cadoré - Master General". Irish Dominican Vocations. Retrieved September 6, 2010. [dead link]
Preceded by
Carlos Azpiroz Costa
Master of the Order of Preachers
Succeeded by