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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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The Vatican published on Feb. 22 the following list of the titular or diaconate churches assigned by Pope Francis to the new cardinals created during the ordinary public consistory on …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's homily at yesterday's Consistory where he elevated 19 prelates to the College of Cardinals. * * * "Jesuswas walking aheadof them…" (Mk10:32). At …read more
Yesterday, Pope Francis created 19 new cardinals in a moving ceremony that saw the participation of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. The ceremony was the culmination of an intense week which began …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's homily at the Mass celebrated today in St. Peter's Basilica with the newly created Cardinals. * * * Merciful Father, by your help, may we be ever …read more
At 11 am this morning in the Vatican Basilica, Pope Francis held his first Ordinary Public Consistory for the creation of 19 new cardinals. Here below is the Holy Father's address: *** "Jesus …read more