Odilo Scherer is a Brazilian Cardinal who was appointed the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of São Paulo by Pope Benedict XVI in 2007. Prior to his appointment as Archbishop of São Paulo, he held a number of posts, including that of Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo. Upon the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI in 2013, he was considered one of the favorites to succeed him as Pope.
He is the son of Francisca and Edwino Scherer.
He speaks a number of languages, including English, French and German.
In 2007, he was made a cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI.
He is strongly against abortion.
is a famous Brazilian cardinal,
who was born on
September 21, 1949. As a person born on this date, Odilo Scherer is listed in our database as the 20th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 21) and the 56th most popular for the year (1949).
People born on September 21
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Odilo Scherer is the 419th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Odilo Scherer's birthday, Odilo Scherer is the 24th most famous Brazilian.
In general, Odilo Scherer ranks as the 4848th
most popular famous person of all time.
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