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Pope Francis Names 14 to be Cardinals

Will be Created Cardinals at a Consistory on June 29th

Pope Francis on May 20, 2018, announced the names of 14 new Cardinals to be created at a consistory on June 29, 2018.  He made the announcement when speaking to the crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the noonday Regina Coeli.

The Cardinals-to-be hail from around the world including Iraq, Pakistan, Portugal, Peru, Madagascar, Italy, Poland, Mexico, and Japan

The new Cardinals are:

His Beatitude Louis Raphaël I Sako – Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Babylon

His Excellency Luis Ladaria –Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

His Excellency Angelo De Donatis – Vicar General of Rome

His Excellency Giovanni Angelo Becciu – Substitute of the Secretary of State and Special Delegate for the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

His Excellency Konrad Krajewski – Almoner of the Office of Papal Charities

His Excellency Joseph Coutts – Archbishop of Karachi

His Excellency António dos Santos Marto – Bishop of Leiria-Fátima

His Excellency Pedro Barreto – Archbishop of Huancayo

His Excellency Desiré Tsarahazana – Archbishop of Toamasina

His Excellency Giuseppe Petrocchi – Archbishop of L’Aquila

His Excellency Thomas Aquinas Manyo – Archbishop of Osaka

His Excellency Sergio Obeso Rivera – Emeritus Archbishop of Xalapa.

His Excellency Toribio Ticona Porco – Emeritus Bishop of Corocoro.

Reverend Father Aquilino Bocos Merino – member of the Claretian order.

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