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Date of Birth May 3, 1952
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Joseph W. Tobin

Joseph William Tobin, CSsR is an American Cardinal prelate of the Catholic Church. He has been the Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, since his installation on January 6, 2017. He had served as the Archbishop of Indianapolis since 2012 and as secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life from 2010 to 2012. He has been a cardinal since November 19, 2016.

Church: Catholic Church
Archdiocese: Newark
Appointed: November 7, 2016
Installed: January 6, 2017
Predecessor: John J. Myers
Other posts: Cardinal Priest of Santa Maria delle Grazie a Via Trionfale, Ecclesiastical Superior of Turks and Caicos
Ordination: June 1, 1978
Consecration: October 9, 2010, by Tarcisio Bertone
Created Cardinal: November 19, 2016, by Pope Francis
Rank: Cardinal Priest
Born: May 3, 1952, Detroit, Michigan, United States
Parents: Joseph W. Tobin & Marie Terese Kerwin
Previous post: Archbishop of Indianapolis (2012–2017), Secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) (2010–2012), Titular Archbishop of Obba (2010–2012), Superior General of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (1997–2009)
Motto: Gaudete in Domino, (Rejoice in the Lord)

About Joseph William Tobin

American Catholic leader who became the archbishop of Indianapolis in 2012.

Before Fame

He received a Bachelor's degree in philosophy from the Holy Redeemer College, Waterford, Wisconsin in 1977.

Achievement

He fluently speaks five languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese.

Family Life

He is the oldest of 13 children.

Associations

He was named the archbishop of Indianapolis by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

Information related to Joseph W. Tobin

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  • Redemptorist cardinals
  • Mount St. Alphonsus Seminary alumni
  • Members of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
  • Redemptorists
  • Clergy from Detroit
  • Redemptorist bishops
  • Cardinals created by Pope Francis
  • 21st-century Roman Catholic archbishops
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Latest information about Joseph William Tobin updated on January 22, 2021.

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