|Cardinal, Bishop of Leiria-Fátima|
António Marto in 2018
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||22 April 2006|
|Installed||25 June 2006|
|Predecessor||Serafim de Sousa Ferreira e Silva|
|Other posts||Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva (2018-)|
|Ordination||7 November 1971|
|Consecration||11 February 2001|
by Joaquim Gonçalves
|Created cardinal||28 June 2018|
by Pope Francis
|Birth name||António Augusto dos Santos Marto|
|Born||5 May 1947|
Tronco, Chaves, Portugal
|Parents||Serafim Augusto Marto|
Maria da Purificação Correia dos Santos
|Alma mater||Pontifical Gregorian University|
|Motto||Servidores da vossa alegria ("Servants of Your joy")|
|Coat of arms|
António Augusto dos Santos Marto [ɐ̃ˈtɔniu ˈmaɾtu] ; born 5 May 1947) is a Portuguese prelate of the Catholic Church. He has served as the Bishop of Leiria-Fátima since 2006. Pope Francis made him a cardinal on 28 June 2018.(Portuguese pronunciation:
António Marto was born on 5 May 1947 in Chaves, Portugal. He was ordained to the priesthood on 7 November 1971.
He earned a doctorate in theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1978.His doctoral thesis was titled "Esperança cristã e futuro do homem. Doutrina escatológica do Concílio Vaticano II" (Christian Hope and the Future of Man: The Eschatological Doctrine of the Second Vatican Council).
Pope John Paul II appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Braga on 10 November 2000, assigning him the titular see of Tamata,and he was consecrated a bishop on 11 February 2001. He chose as his episcopal motto "Servidores da vossa alegria" (Servants of your joy). John Paul II later appointed him as the Bishop of Viseu on 22 April 2004.
Pope Benedict XVI named him Bishop of Leiria-Fátima on 22 April 2006.
On 20 May 2018, Pope Francis announced he would make Marto a cardinal on 28 June.At the 28 June consistory, he was assigned the titular church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva.
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|Catholic Church titles|
António Ramos Monteir
| Bishop of Viseu |
22 April 2004 –25 June 2006
Ilídio Pinto Leandro
Serafim de Sousa Ferreira e Silva
| Bishop of Leiria-Fátima |
25 June 2006 –present
Cormac Murphy O'Connor
| Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva |
28 June 2018 –present