His Eminence 
Julio Rosales y Ras
Cardinal Archbishop of Cebu
See Archdiocese of Cebu
Enthroned 17 Dec 1949
Reign ended 24 Aug 1981
Predecessor Gabriel M. Reyes
Successor Ricardo Vidal
Created Cardinal April 28, 1969
Personal details
Born September 18, 1906(1906-09-18)
Calbayog, Samar
Died June 2, 1983 (aged 76)
Buried Mausoleum at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral

Julio Rosales, also known as Julio Rosales y Ras (September 18, 1906 – June 2, 1983), the second Archbishop of Cebu, was a Filipino cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. A native of Calbayog, he made his studies at the Seminary of Calbayog and was ordained in his hometown in June 2, 1929. From 1929 to 1946, he did pastoral work in the diocese of Calbayog. He was consecrated bishop of Tagbilaran in September 21, 1946.

Archbishop of Cebu

On December 17, 1949, Rosales was promoted to the metropolitan see of Cebu. During his reign, in 1965, Cebu hosted the celebrations for the 400th anniversary of the Christianization of the Philippines.

College of Cardinals

Rosales was elevated to the college of cardinals by Pope Paul VI in the consistory of April 28, 1969 and participated in both conclaves of 1978. He resigned the pastoral government of his archdiocese, on August 24, 1982 and died less than a year later in Cebu City, his beloved episcopal city.

Styles of
Julio Rosales y Ras
CardinalCoA PioM
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Cebu


Julio Rosales is buried at the mausoleum of the Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines. His mementos are currently on display at the Cathedral Museum of Cebu.


Julio Rosales was the brother of Philippine Senator Decoroso Rosales. One of his brothers son named his sone Julio Rosales II Template:Filipino Cardinals

Preceded by
Gabriel M. Reyes
Archbishop of Cebu
Succeeded by
Ricardo Vidal
Preceded by
Title Created
Cardinal-Priest of Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Vitinia
Succeeded by
Mario Luigi Ciappi

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