Tag: New cardinals

New cardinals: Pope’s choices stress dialogue, care for poor

New cardinals: Pope’s choices stress dialogue, care for poor

| Cindy Wooden | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

After the consistory to create new cardinals in early October, Pope Francis will have chosen more than half of the men who will enter the Sistine Chapel to elect his successor.

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Pope to create 13 new cardinals in October

Pope to create 13 new cardinals in October

| Cindy Wooden | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis announced he will create 13 new cardinals Oct. 5, choosing prelates from 13 different nations as a sign of “the missionary vocation of the Church that continues to proclaim the merciful love of God to all men and women of the earth.”

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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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