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The dean of the College of Cardinals conferred the red hat on 98-year-old Loris Francesco Capovilla on Saturday, an honor that recognized his service as personal secretary of Pope John XXIII. Cardinal Capovilla was not present at the Feb. 22 consistory because of his age and frailty. Cardinal Capovilla receive...read more
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Cardinal Vincent Nichols was one of 19 new cardinals appointed by Pope Francis last week. The Archbishop of Westminster, who is also president of the bishops’ conference of England and Wales, …read more
Newly created Cardinal Chibly Langlois, Archbishop of Les Cayes, Haiti expressed his gratitude to Pope Francis in creating him a Cardinal, an act that gives “our small country a presence in …read more
Last Saturday, the archbishop emeritus of Pamplona, Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, became a cardinal of the Catholic Church, one of the first 19 created by the Holy Father Francis. Cardinal …read more
The 19 bishops who became cardinals on Saturday lived an intense day. In the morning the Consistory was held in Saint Peter’s Basilica, with the surprise attendance of Pope Emeritus Benedict …read more
Archbishop Leopoldo José Brenes Solorzano of Managua, capital of Nicaragua, is now a cardinal of the Catholic Church. On Saturday afternoon after the consistory, the traditional courtesy …read more