Edward Nowak

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Edward Nowak
Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
See Luni (titular)
Appointed 24 February 1990
Term ended 5 May 2007
Predecessor Traian Crisan
Successor Michele Di Ruberto
Orders
Ordination 13 January 1963
by Franciszek Barda
Consecration 5 April 1990
by Pope John Paul II
Personal details
Born ( 1940-02-21) 21 February 1940 (age 77)
Nowy Żmigród, Poland
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Styles of
Edward Nowak
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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style n/a

Edward Nowak (born 21 February 1940) is a Polish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Assessor of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and Canon of St. Peter's Basilica.[1]

Nowak was born in Nowy Żmigród, and ordained to the priesthood on 6 January 1963 for the diocese of Przemyśl. In 1990, he was appointed Secretary of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and was ordained Titular Archbishop of Luni. He received his episcopal consecration on 5 April 1990 from Pope John Paul II, with Archbishops Giovanni Battista Re and Justin Francis Rigali serving as co-consecrators. On 5 May 2007 Pope Benedict XVI named him as Assessor of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem in the Roman Curia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archbishop Edward Nowak, Catholic-Hierarchy.org
Preceded by
Traian Crişan
Secretary Congregation for the Causes of Saints
February 24, 1990–May 5, 2007
Succeeded by
Michele Di Ruberto
Preceded by
Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo
Assessor of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
5 May 2007–12 January 2008
Succeeded by
Giuseppe De Andrea