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Avery Cardinal Dulles
His Eminence Avery Robert Cardinal Dulles, S.J. is the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University. After founding the St. Benedict Center in 1942, Dulles entered the Navy, earning the rank of lieutenant. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1956 and was awarded the doctorate in Sacred Theology in 1960. Dulles was created a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church in Rome on February 21, 2001, by Pope John Paul II, and by special dispensation he has never been a bishop, as other Cardinals are.
Dulles is the former president of the Roman Catholic Theological Society of America and the American Theological Society. He has numerous awards, including the Cardinal Spellman Award for distinguished achievement in theology, the Religious Education Forum Award from the National Catholic Educational Association and the Cardinal Gibbons Award from The Catholic University of America.
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