|Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Sion|
|Term ended||1 April 1995|
|Other posts||Cardinal Priest of Santi Protomartiri a Via Aurelia Antica|
|Ordination||7 July 1957|
|Consecration||17 September 1977|
|Created cardinal||28 June 1991|
|Birth name||Henri Schwery|
|Born||14 June 1932|
|Motto||Spiritus Domini Gaudium et Spes|
|Coat of arms|
|Reference style||His Eminence|
|Spoken style||Your Eminence|
Early life and ordination
Professor and bishop
From 1961 to 1977, he was part of the theological faculty of Sion, over which he presided from 1972 to 1977. Pope Paul VI appointed Schwery in 1977 the Bishop of Sion. He was president of the Swiss Bishops Conference from 1983 to 1988.
In 1991, Pope John Paul II named him a member of the College of Cardinals, becoming cardinal-priest of Santi Protomartiri a Via Aurelia Antica; during March that year, he paid his respects to the deceased Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. He resigned the episcopal see of Sion in 1995. Schwery was one of the cardinal electors who participated in the 2005 papal conclave that selected Pope Benedict XVI. He reached age 80 in 2012 and lost the right to participate in future conclaves.
- "Schwery Card. Henri". Holy See Press Office. Archived from the original on 4 September 2017. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
|Catholic Church titles|
| Bishop of Sion
| President of the Swiss Episcopal Conference
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