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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
Articles from section "College of Cardinals"
Among the new cardinals created by Pope Francis in Saturday morning’s consistory was the Pope’s successor in Buenos Aires, Archbishop Mario Poli. Saturday afternoon, at the end of the …read more
The universality of the Church, the richness of friendship, and Pope Francis’ "intense insistence that our relationship with Christ is what lies at the heart of everything," were among the …read more
Pope Francis and Haitian President Michael Joseph Martelly today discussed the Church's contributions in Haiti, now four years after the devastating earthquake that destroyed so much of the …read more
The faithful must pray for the newly appointed cardinals so that they be good servants rather than good masters, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on Sunday. Speaking from the window …read more
Pope Francis reminded 19 new cardinals on Sunday that they are entering the Church of Rome, not a royal court, and that they should let themselves be guided by the Holy Spirit. “By his …read more