Tag: College of Cardinals

Cardinal counts: Nominees nudge numbers toward greater representation

Cardinal counts: Nominees nudge numbers toward greater representation

| Cindy Wooden | January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

A pope’s impact on the College of Cardinals is naturally discussed after his death when his nominees and those of his predecessors enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope.

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Video: Catholic school students study, pray for conclave’s cardinals

Video: Catholic school students study, pray for conclave’s cardinals

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

As the cardinals in Rome prepare to elect a new pope, students at Presentation School in Maplewood are watching closely. They each were assigned a cardinal to study and pray for.

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Pope Benedict bids farewell

Pope Benedict bids farewell

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

After leading the Catholic Church for eight years, the pope is stepping down. Read more about his life, his service to the Church and what happens next

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Appointing bishops, from Henry IV to Hu Jintao

Appointing bishops, from Henry IV to Hu Jintao

| John Garvey | February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 20, I traveled to Rome for a consistory of the College of Cardinals. It was a special event for me in more ways than one. Two of the 24 men named cardinals by Pope Benedict XVI are graduates of my institution, The Catholic University of America.

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