Macário do Nascimento Clemente, Manuel José
Order in College: Cardinal Priest
With Title: Sant’Antonio in Campo Marzio
Native Country: Portugal
Appointed by: Pope Francis on 14 February 2015
Ecclesiastical Office:  Patriarch of Lisbon, Portugal 
Papal Elector: Eligible; Ineligible on 16 July 2028

Manuel José Macário do Nascimento Clemente was born in Torres Vedras, Portugal on 16 July 1948. After earning a history degree at the University of Lisbon, he entered the Patriarchal Seminary of Cristo Rei dos Olivais. He earned a doctorate in theology, with a specialization in historical theology, at the Catholic University of Portugal. He was ordained a priest on 19 June 1979. On 22 January 2000 he was ordained a bishop, after his appointment as titular Bishop of Pinhel and Auxiliary of Lisbon. On 22 February 2007, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Bishop of Porto. He was appointed Patriarch of Lisbon by Pope Francis on 18 May 2013. He has served as president of the Bishops' Conference of Portugal since 19 June 2013. In the Conference, he has served as president of the Episcopal Commission for Culture, Cultural Assets and Social Communications. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Pontifical Council for Social Communication. During his patriarchate he has been vice-rector and rector of the Major Seminary, professor in the faculty of theology of the Catholic University of Portugal, and a member of the Cathedral Chapter, the Presbytery Council and the Pastoral Council.