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Paulo Evaristo Arns

Paulo Evaristo Arns Biography

Religious Leader


ABOUT
Cardinal Protopriest of the Holy Roman Church who has opposed the use of torture and the military dictatorship of Brazil as the Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo.
BEFORE FAME
He studied literature, Latin, Greek, and ancient history at Sorbonne in Paris.

FAMILY LIFE
Three of his sisters became nuns.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He received the right to retire from Pope John Paul II in 1996.
TRIVIA
He is one of the highest ranking members of the Catholic Church to openly disagree with the church's position on clerical celibacy.

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