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William J. Levada, retired
- Age: 76
- Born: June 15, 1936 in Long Beach, Calif.
- Education: St. John's Seminary (Camarillo, Calif.), Pontifical North American College and Pontifical Gregorian University
- Ordained a priest: 1961 in Rome
- Posts held: auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles (1983-1986); archbishop of Portland, Ore. (1986-1995); archbishop of San Francisco (1995-2005); prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (2005-2012)
- Elevated to cardinal: 2006 by Pope Benedict XVI
(Photo courtesy Archdiocese of San Francisco)