Philippe Ouédraogo (cardinal)
Philippe Nakellentuba Ouédraogo
|Cardinal Archbishop of Ouagadougou|
|Predecessor||Jean-Marie Untaani Compaoré|
|Other posts||Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Consolatrice al Tiburtino (since 2014)|
|Ordination||14 July 1973|
|Consecration||23 November 1996|
|Created Cardinal||22 February 2014
by Pope Francis
January 25, 1945|
Konéan Burkina Faso
|Motto||In vinculo Caritatis, annuntiemus Iesum Christum|
|Coat of arms|
He received his primary education at École Publique, Kaya, 1952 to 1959; secondary studies at Petit Séminaire de Pabré, Ouagadougou, 1959 to 1967. He then attended the Grand Séminaire Régional de Koumi, Bobo-Diulasso, where he studied philosophy and theology from 1967 to 1973. He was sent to Rome to the Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome, 1979 to 1983, where he obtained a doctorate in canon law. After finishing his studies, he returned to Kaya.
He was appointed bishop of Ouahigouya on 5 July 1996 and consecrated a bishop on 23 November 1996 by Jean-Marie Untaani Compaoré, Archbishop of Ouagadougou. He has been archbishop of Ouagadougou since 13 May 2009.
- Lorraine Kalmogho (12 January 2014) Église du Burkina : Mgr Philippe Ouédraogo est devenu Cardinal Burkina24.com. Retrieved 13 January 2014 (French)
- "Titular and Diaconate Churches of the new cardinals". Vatican Information Service. February 22, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014.
|Catholic Church titles|
Jean-Marie Untaani Compaoré
|Archbishop of Ouagadougou