Ouédraogo, Philippe Nakellentuba
Order in College: Cardinal Priest
With Title: Santa Maria Consolatrice al Tiburtino
Native Country: Burkina Faso
Appointed by: Pope Francis on 22 February 2014
Ecclesiastical Office:  Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 
Papal Elector: Eligible; Ineligible on 25 January 2025

Philippe Nakellentuba Ouédraogo was born in Konéan, Burkina Faso on 25 January 1945. He was born into a mostly Muslim family in one of the poorest areas of the world. He was ordained a priest on 14 July 1973 and began serving in pastoral ministry. He was then transferred to Rome where he earned a doctorate in canon law. On returning to Burkina Faso he served in a parish and in the regional ecclesiastical tribunal. In 1987 he began serving as director of the Pontifical Missionary Societies; then head of the Foundation of the Minor Seminary St Cyprien, and subsequently vice-rector and then rector. He was ordained a bishop on 25 November 1996, subsequent to his appointment as the fourth Bishop of Ouahigouya — a northern region of the country which is mostly Muslim. As bishop he has dedicated the majority of his time to realizing the goals of the Special Synod for Africa. He was elected president of the Commission for the Pontifical Missionary Societies within the episcopal conference. In 2003 he was appointed consultor to the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and in 2007 president of the Episcopal Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger. On 13 May 2009 he was appointed as Archbishop of Ouagadougou. He has also dedicated himself to dialogue with Islam. He participated in Tabaski, one of the most important celebrations for Muslims which recalls Abraham's sacrifice. He is the second cardinal from Burkina Faso.