Edmund Casimir Cardinal Szoka † Edmund Casimir Cardinal Szoka †
Former President of Governatorate of Vatican City State, Roman Curia
Cardinal Priest of Ss Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio
Sept 14, 1927
Jun 28, 1988
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English Aug 21, 2014
Former Detroit Archdiocese Cardinal Szoka has died
Edmund Szoka, a native of Grand Rapids who was the former governor of Vatican City and the head of the Detroit archdiocese, has died at age 86.
English Aug 21, 2014
Former Detroit Archbishop Cardinal Szoka Has Died
With sadness and great hope in the Resurrection we share news of the death of Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka, who served as Archbishop of Detroit from 1981 until 1990 and went on to oversee the government of the Vatican City State under Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.
English Oct 16, 2012
Cardinal Szoka's birthday celebrated at St. Hugo
English Sept 05, 2008
Cardinal Szoka visits boyhood parish
After Mass, under near-perfect blue skies, a stream of well-wishers edged down the church's front steps Sunday to greet the white-haired man in red.
English Sept 18, 2007
'Time to retire'
Cardinal Szoka celebrates his 80th and with no official position in the Vatican plans to spend more time in Detroit.
English Sept 15, 2007
Cardinal Szoka turns 80, drops from list of papal electors
Cardinal Edmund Szoka celebrates his 80th birthday on September 14, and thus becomes ineligible to vote in a papal conclave.
English Jul 03, 2006
Retiring Cardinal: 'I've been blessed'
From his school days at St. Joseph Seminary in Grand Rapids to the bedside of a dying Pope John Paul II, Cardinal Edmund Szoka has lived out a rich and varied ministry in the Catholic Church.
English Jul 01, 2006
Cardinal Szoka, Gaylord's first bishop, announces he'll retire from Vatican
After a 16-year appointment in Vatican City where he has served as the head of the governor's office since 1997, Cardinal Edmund C. Szoka announced his retirement last week.
English Jun 27, 2006
Szoka plans to be active in retirement
He says he'll help in metro parishes
English Jun 24, 2006
Former Detroit cardinal to retire from Vatican post
Cardinal Edmund Szoka, who led the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit from 1981-1990, is retiring as governor of Vatican City, a position he earned under Pope John Paul II.
French Feb 22, 2006
Les Musées du Vatican fêtent leur Ve centenaire
Les Musées du Vatican fêtent leur Ve centenaire en ouvrant de nouvelles beautés aux quelque trois millions et demi de visiteurs qui en franchissent chaque année le seuil.
French Feb 16, 2006
Le card. Szoka évoque les 77 ans des Pactes du Latran
Le cardinal Casimir Edmund Szoka a évoqué les 77 ans des Pactes du Latran, lors de l’inauguration, ce vendredi, du nouveau passage vers Rome ouvert dans les murs du Vatican, sur le « viale des Bastions de Michel Ange ».
Spanish Oct 11, 2005
La Iglesia necesita sacerdotes y obispos de profunda fe
Durante la intervención durante el Sínodo de los Obispos del Presidente de la Pontificia Comisión para el Estado de la Ciudad del Vaticano y Presidente del Gobernatorato del mismo, Cardenal Edmund Casimir Szoka, afirmó que para la vida y la misión de la Iglesia tenemos urgencia de sacerdotes y obispos con una profunda fe.
German Apr 26, 2005
Religion und Rendite
Der Vatikanstaat ist ein Zentrum des Glaubens und der Geschäfte - Doch die Kassen sind leer, der Heilige Stuhl muß verstärkt investieren
English Apr 09, 2005
Former archbishop of Detroit brought capitalism to city’s budgetary chaos.
The late Pope John Paul II earned praise for his role in facing down communism. One of Cardinal Edmund Szoka's contributions to the Roman Catholic Church has been an injection of capitalism.
English Apr 07, 2005
Szoka shines as pope's go-to guy at the Vatican
Michigan native made his mark as top money man. Cardinal Szoka now serves as governor and chief executive of the smallest independent state.
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