Mario Revollo Bravo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Revollo and the second or maternal family name is Bravo.
His Eminence
Mario Revollo Bravo
Cardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá
Appointed 25 June 1984
by Pope John Paul II
Term ended 13 August 1994
Ordination 31 October 1943
by Luigi Traglia
Consecration 2 December 1973
by Aníbal Muñoz Duque
Created Cardinal 28 June 1988
by Pope John Paul II
Personal details
Born 15 June 1919
Genoa, Italy
Died 3 November 1995 (aged 76)
Bogotá, Colombia
Coat of arms {{{coat_of_arms_alt}}}

Mario Revollo Bravo (September 19, 1919 - November 3, 1995) was a cardinal and Archbishop of Bogotá in the Roman Catholic Church.


Styles of
Mario Revollo Bravo
Coat of arms of Mario Revollo Bravo.svg
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Bogotá

Born in Genoa, Italy, where his father was Colombian consul in that city. He was the third of the six children. He was ordained October 31, 1943 in Rome by Cardinal Luigi Traglia. Pope Paul VI appointed him as an auxiliary bishop of Bogotá on November 13, 1973. He was elected as President of the Episcopal Conference of Colombia in 1978, holding that position until 1984. He was transferred to the metropolitan see of Bogotá by Pope John Paul II on June 25, 1984.

Pope John Paul II proclaimed Rubiano Sáenz Cardinal-Priest of S. Bartolomeo all'Isola in the consistory 1988. He retired as Archbishop in 1994. He died in 1995.

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Anibal Muñoz Duque
Archbishop of Bogotá
25 June 1984–27 December 1994
Succeeded by
Pedro Rubiano Sáenz