Herranz Casado, Julian
Order in College: Cardinal Deacon
With Title: Deacon of St. Eugene
Native Country: Spain
Appointed by: John Paul II on 21 October 2003
Ecclesiastical Office:  President Emeritus Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts 
Papal Elector: Not Eligible to Vote Due to Age

Cardinal Julian Herranz was born on March 31, 1930, in Spain. At 19 years of age, he joined Opus Dei. He obtained doctorates in medicine and canon law, and was ordained to the priesthood on August 7, 1955. After his ordination, he taught canon law at the University of Navarre. He assisted during the Second Vatican Council, and, with Opus Dei, traveled to several countries for pastoral work. In 1991, John Paul II appointed him titular bishop of Vertera. Then, in 1994, he became the president of the Pontifical Commission for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts. In 1999, he was appointed president of the Disciplinary Commission of the Roman Curia. He was created a cardinal on October 21, 2003, and became titular deacon of St. Eugene. On 15 February 2007, he retired as President of Legislative Texts.