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Brennan, Francis

Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1968 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Cardinal

1894 – Born on May 7th in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. American Catholic cardinal. 1920 – He entered St. Charles Seminary in Philadelphia to study for the Priesthood.          – He was ordained as a priest. 1940 – He was asked to work for Pope Pius XII in Rome as a judge on the Sacred Roman Rota. 1959 – He was the Dean of the Sacra Rota Romana. 1967 – Pope Paul VI nominated Monsignor Brennan and twenty-six others to the College of Cardinals.          – He was consecrated bishop in the Church of Saint Anselmo in Rome.          – He was made a Cardinal of the Church by Pope Paul VI.          – He was made a Cardinal on the same day as Archbishop Karol Wojtyla of Poland. 1968 – He became the prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.          – Died on July 2nd in Philadelphia.