By Ononye VC
His Eminence,Francis Cardinal Arinze,the Prefect Emeritus,Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments,Vatican City,has clocked 89 years.
His 89th birthday on November 01,nearly went unnoticed as the political tension in Anambra state simmered.
Cardinal Arinze was born in Eziowelle in Anambra State on November 01,1932.
According to records,he was ordained Catholic priest on November 23,1958.
He was consecrated Bishop on August 29,1965.
He became Archbishop and Metropolitan of Onitsha on June 26 1967.
He was created Cardinal of the Holy Roman Catholic Church on May 25 1985.
Congratulations and Happy birthday,your Excellency.

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