Thomas Benjamin Cardinal Cooray, O.M.I.

Thomas Benjamin Cardinal Cooray, O.M.I.

DateAgeEventTitle
28 Dec 1901   Born
23 Jun 1929 27.4 Ordained Priest Priest of Oblates of Mary Immaculate
14 Dec 1945 43.9 Appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Colombo in CeylonSri Lanka
14 Dec 1945 43.9 Appointed Titular Archbishop of Preslavus
7 Mar 1946 44.1 Ordained Bishop Titular Archbishop of Preslavus
26 Jul 1947 45.5 Succeeded Archbishop of Colombo in CeylonSri Lanka
22 Feb 1965 63.1 Elevated to Cardinal
25 Feb 1965 63.1 Appointed Cardinal-Priest of Santi Nereo ed Achilleo
2 Sep 1976 74.6 Retired Archbishop of ColomboSri Lanka
29 Oct 1988 86.8 Died Archbishop Emeritus of ColomboSri Lanka

Second Vatican Council: Session One: Council Father
Second Vatican Council: Session Two: Council Father
Second Vatican Council: Session Three: Council Father
Consistory - 1965: Created Cardinal
Second Vatican Council: Session Four: Council Father
Conclave - August 1978: Participated
Conclave - October 1978: Participated

Birth Place : Periyamulla, Negombo

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