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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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Day Two of the meetings of the College of Cardinals with Pope Francis took place “in an environment of great serenity.” So said Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, …read more
Here is a translation of the telegram of condolence for the death this morning of H.E. Cardinal Domenico Bartolucci -- Deacon of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, on the via Lata, and former …read more
Pope Francis expressed his condolences to the family of Cardinal Domenico Bartolucci, the former director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, who passed away today at the age of 96. The Italian …read more
The director of the Vatican press office announced today that Pope Francis will hold a consistory for the creation of new cardinals on Feb. 22. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi noted the date …read more
The reform of the Curia and a greater role for laity were among the principal themes considered Wednesday and today by the council of cardinals that Pope Francis established to advise him. …read more