Cardinal: 'By African standards, I'm not conservative, I'm normal'
Mar 23, 2017
Nigerian Cardinal Francis Arinze is now something of a lion in winter, a robust 84 years old. You
Among other things, Arinze is still a powerful voice for African Catholicism. When ten African bishops issued a collection of essays in advance of the October 2015 Synod of Bishops on the family, they asked Arinze to contribute the preface, knowing that putting his name on the book gave it an instant injection of credibility and news appeal.