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William Wakefield Baum

American cardinal from the Catholic Church who served as the Archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980. He researched beliefs at Glennon University in St. Louis in the 1940’s. He was the last cardinal raised by Pope Paul VI. He used the final name from the Jewish stepfather who elevated him. He participated like a cardinal elector in the 2005 papal conclave that chosen Pope Benedict XVI.

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