Master Bruno Cadoré
86th Successor of St.Dominic
87th Master fr. Bruno Cadoré, OP
Bruno Cadoré was born in Le Creusot, France, in 1954. He was a medical doctor before entering the Dominican novitiate in 1979. He made profession in the order in 1980, and was ordained a priest in 1986, earning a doctorate in moral theology in 1992. Prior to his election as Master of the Order, Cadoré had been Prior Provincial of the Dominican Province of France. He has also served as director of the Medical Ethics Center of the Université Catholique de Lille. He was elected to a nine-year term as the 87th Master of the Order of Preachers at the General Chapter of the Order in Rome, on 5 September 2010, which made him ex officio Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum. During his term of office as Master of the Order, Cadoré was the chancellor of Colegio de San Juan de Letran and the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. Upon completion of his nine-year mandate, Cadoré was succeeded by Gerard Timoner.