Stanisław Nagy

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His Eminence
Stanisław Kazimierz Nagy
Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Scala
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Cardinal Nagy in 2005
Church Santa Maria della Scala
See Santa Maria della Scala
Appointed 21 October 2003
Installed 21 October 2003
Term ended 5 June 2013
Predecessor François-Xavier Nguyên Van Thuán
Ordination 8 July 1945
by Stanislaw Rospond
Consecration 13 October 2003
by Franciszek Macharski
Created Cardinal 21 October 2003
by Pope John Paul II
Rank Cardinal-Deacon
Personal details
Born (1921-09-30)30 September 1921
Bieruń Stary, Poland
Died 5 June 2013(2013-06-05) (aged 91)
Buried St. John Paul II Center, Krakow, Poland
Nationality Polish
Denomination Roman Catholic
Previous post Titular Archbishop of Hólar (2003)
Motto in te cor Jesu speravi
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Stanisław Kazimierz Nagy, SCI (30 September 1921 – 5 June 2013) was a Polish member of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Dehonians) and a Cardinal.[1] He was born in 1921 in Bieruń, Silesia, Poland, to a Hungarian father and Polish mother. In 1937 he became a member of the Dehonian Congregation and was ordained a priest in 1945. He was a rector in Kraków-Płaszów, in Tarnów and a professor at the Catholic University of Lublin.

In the early 1970s Nagy served on the International Theological Commission, the Joint-Catholic-Lutheran Commission and on the editorial staff of the Catholic Encyclopedia. He attended Synods in 1981 and 1985 as well as writing books on ecumenism and Pope John Paul II. He was consecrated as Archbishop and was created Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Scala on 21 October 2003. Cardinal Nagy died on 5 June 2013 in Kraków, Poland.[2]


  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy, Stanisław Kazimierz Cardinal Nagy, S.C.I. †
  2. ^ "W Krakowie zmarł kardynał Stanisław Kazimierz Nagy". (in Polish). 5 June 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 

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