Antonio José González Zumárraga
Stemma cardinalizio SMdV
Church positions
See Quito (Emeritus)
Title Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Quito
Period in office March 21, 2003 - October 13, 2008
Created cardinal February 21, 2001
Date of birth March 18, 1925(1925-03-18)
Place of birth Pujili, Ecuador
Date of death October 13, 2008 (aged 83)
Place of death Sangolquí, Ecuador
Styles of
Antonio González Zumárraga
CardinalCoA PioM
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Quito (emeritus)

Antonio José González Zumárraga (March 18, 1925 - October 13, 2008) was an Ecuadorian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

González Zumárraga was born in Pujili, Ecuador. He was ordained on 29 July 1951 following studies at the San José seminary in Quito and the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain, where he obtained a doctorate in canon law.[1]

He was made auxiliary bishop of Quito on 17 May 1969 (with the titular diocese of Tagarata) and was consecrated as bishop in Quito on 15 June 1969 by Cardinal Pablo Muñoz Vega, SJ, Archbishop of Quito.

He was made Bishop of Machala on 30 June 1978 and then Coadjutor Archbishop of Quito on 28 June 1980. He succeeded to full governance of the Archdiocese on 1 June 1985.[2]


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