Carter, Gerald Emmett
1912 - Born on March 1st in Montreal, Quebec. Archbishop of Toronto.
- Educated at St. Patrick's Boy's School, Montreal College.
1933 - Received his B.A. degree from University of Montreal.
1937 - Ordained as a priest in Montreal.
- He supervied the Montreal Catholic School Commission.
1941 - He was the chaplain of the Newman Club of McGill University.
1945 - Charter member and first President of the Thomas More Institute for Adult Education.
1946 - He was co-founder and first president of the Thomas More Institute for Adult Education in Montreal.
1948 - English Commissioner of the the Montreal Catholic School Commission.
1955 - He founded St. Joseph's Teachers College, Montreal for English- speaking Catholics in Quebec.
1961 - He was a lector in St. Lawrence College, Quebec.
- He was the Auxiliary Bishop of London.
1964 - Became the Bishop of London.
1971 - He was the Chairman of the International Committee for English in the Liturgy.
1978 - He became the Archbishop of Toronto.
- He was installed as Archbishop of Toronto following the resignation of Bishop Philip Pocock.
1979 - He was elevated to Sacred College of Cardinals.
- Appointed Member Secretariate for Non-Christians and Secretariate for Christian unity.
1981 - He was appointed to serve on a cardinals' committee studying the Vatican's financial situation.
1983 - He was invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada.
1990 - He retired as Toronto archbishop on St. Patrick's Day on March 17th.
2003 - Died on April 6th in Toronto.
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