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Oswald Gracias

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Oswald Gracias (born 24 December 1944) is an Indian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was appointed Latin Church Archbishop of Bombay by Pope Benedict XVI on 14 October 2006 and was raised to the cardinalate in 2007. In 2008, he became vice-president of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India; and in 2010, he was elected president. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oswald Gracias has received more than 168,411 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Oswald Gracias is the 2,475th most popular religious figure (down from 2,185th in 2019), the 684th most popular biography from India (up from 717th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Indian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Oswald Gracias ranks 2,475 out of 2,238Before him are Hilarion, Joseph Serge Miot, Birinus, Serafim Fernandes de Araújo, Luigi Ferrando, and Justin Francis Rigali. After him are Albert Decourtray, Robert Zollitsch, Henri Eberhardt, Paolo Pezzi, Ravi Zacharias, and Pedro López Quintana.

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Among people born in 1944, Oswald Gracias ranks 543Before him are Ramiro Blacut, Edith McGuire, Valmir Louruz, Pratibha Ray, Salmaan Taseer, and István Géczi. After him are Neil Innes, Henri Weber, Anand Satyanand, Patricia Quinn, Angus King, and John Njue.

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Among people born in India, Oswald Gracias ranks 684 out of 1,493Before him are R. H. Tawney (1880), Radhanath Sikdar (1813), Salmaan Taseer (1944), Nirmala Deshpande (1929), Jagdish Bhagwati (1934), and Sudha Murty (1950). After him are Amrita Singh (1958), Danny Denzongpa (1948), Huma Qureshi (1986), Balasaraswati (1918), Romila Thapar (1931), and Kanu Sanyal (1928).


Among religious figures born in India, Oswald Gracias ranks 52Before him are Joseph Coutts (1945), Manilal Gandhi (1892), Nirmala Joshi (1934), Telesphore Toppo (1939), Rukhmabai (1864), and Baselios Cleemis (1959). After him are Ravi Zacharias (1946), Simon Pimenta (1920), Chandramukhi Basu (1860), Joseph Parecattil (1912), Varkey Vithayathil (1927), and Begum Samru (1746).