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Pope Francis sent a message of condolence to the family of Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini, who passed away on November 22. Cardinal Angelini, who was 98 years old, was the President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Healthcare Workers. In his telegram, the Pope expressed his “profound sympathy” to the late Cardi...read more
Articles from section "College of Cardinals"
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
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