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"
("With bands of Love, Proclaim Jesus Christ")
|Coat of arms|
|Ordination history of Philippe Ouédraogo (cardinal)|
|Date of ordination||14 July 1973|
|Principal consecrator||Jean Marie Untaani Compaore|
|Date of consecration||13 November 1996|
|Elevated by||Pope Francis|
|Date of elevation||22 February 2014|
|Joachim Ouédraogo||19 March 2005|
|Justin Kientaga||29 May 2010|
|Médard Léopold Ouédraogo||11 August 2012|
Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo
|Reference style||His Eminence|
|Spoken style||Your Eminence|
Biography and Education
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 Urbaniana 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 on 23 November 1996 by Jean-Marie Untaani Compaoré, Archbishop of Ouagadougou. He has been archbishop of Ouagadougou since 13 May 2009.
He was appointed a member of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Congregation for Evangelization of Peoples, and Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue. He will retain membership until his 80th birthday.
- 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|
|Bishop of Ouahigouya
Jean-Marie Untaani Compaoré
|Archbishop of Ouagadougou
Ricardo Maria Carles Gordo
|Cardinal Priest of Santa Maria Consolatrice al Tiburtino