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Roman Churches Assigned to New Cardinals

VATICAN CITY, MARCH 24, 2006 (Zenit.org).- Here are the names of the 15 new cardinals installed by Benedict XVI as well as the titular or diaconate churches he assigned to them.

The Pope assigns each cardinal a church in Rome as a sign of his participation in the pastoral care of the Bishop of Rome for the city.

— Cardinal William Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: diaconate of St. Mary in Domnica.

— Cardinal Franc Rodé, prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life: diaconate of St. Francis Xavier at Garbatella.

— Cardinal Agostino Vallini, prefect of the Apostolic Signature, the Church’s supreme court: diaconate of St. Peter Damian ai Monti di San Paolo.

— Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savin, archbishop of Caracas, Venezuela: title of St. Mary ai Monti.

— Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales, archbishop of Manila, Philippines: title of the Most Holy Name of Mary in Via Latina.

— Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, archbishop of Bordeaux, France: title of St. Augustine.

— Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera, archbishop of Toledo, Spain: title of St. Pancras.

— Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jinsuk, archbishop of Seoul, Korea: title of Mary Immaculate of Lourdes at Boccea.

— Cardinal Sean O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts: title of St. Mary della Vittoria.

— Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, archbishop of Krakow, Poland: title of St. Mary del Popolo.

— Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, archbishop of Bologna, Italy: title of St. John the Baptist of the Florentines.

— Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun S.D.B., bishop of Hong Kong, China: title of St. Mary Mother of the Redeemer at Tor Bella Monaca.

— Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, archpriest of the Basilica of St. Paul’s Outside-the-Walls: diaconate of St. Mary in Portico.

— Cardinal Peter Poreku Dery, archbishop emeritus of Tamale, Ghana: diaconate of St. Helena fuori Porta Prenestina.

— Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, formerly rector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute and secretary of the Pontifical Biblical Commission: diaconate of St. Mary of Mercy and St. Adrian at Villa Albani.

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