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Pope announces new cardinals from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos, Salvador

Pope announces new cardinals from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos, Salvador

| Cindy Wooden | May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis announced he will create five new cardinals June 28; the new cardinals-designate come from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos and El Salvador.

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Pope calls new cardinals to be agents of unity in divided world

Pope calls new cardinals to be agents of unity in divided world

| Cindy Wooden | November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church’s 17 new cardinals must dedicate their lives to being ministers of forgiveness and reconciliation in a world — and sometimes a church — often marked by hostility and division, Pope Francis said.

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Well-wishers endure long flights, long lines to see their new cardinals

Well-wishers endure long flights, long lines to see their new cardinals

| Carol Glatz | November 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Balancing a cup in one hand and a small sandwich over the plastic plate on her lap while a grandchild played on the floor next to her wheelchair, Marie Terese Tobin beamed with joy for all the gifts God has given her.

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New cardinals, old traditions at play for Nov. 19 consistory

New cardinals, old traditions at play for Nov. 19 consistory

| Cindy Wooden | November 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

In a rather simple prayer service Nov. 19, Pope Francis will create 17 new cardinals and symbolically bind them to ancient church traditions.

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Pope announces 17 new cardinals, including three from U.S.

Pope announces 17 new cardinals, including three from U.S.

| Cindy Wooden | October 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will conclude the Year of Mercy by creating 17 new cardinals, including three from the United States: Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago; Bishop Kevin Farrell, prefect of the new Vatican office for laity, family and life; and Archbishop Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis.

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