Wednesday, January 15, 2014

First ever Philippine and Haitian Cardinals elected, by Pope Francis.

The consistory had been announced on 31 Oct 2013 to be held on 22 Feb 2014. This will be the first consistory to create new cardinals by Pope Francis. The following will be added to the College of Cardinals at that time:

16 Cardinal Electors:
* Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State; Age: 59.1
* Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops; Age: 73.4
* Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Age: 66.1
* Beniamino Stella, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy; Age: 72.5
* Vincent Gerard Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain; Age: 68.3
* Leopoldo José Brenes Solórzano, Archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua; Age: 65.0
* Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, I.S.P.X., Archbishop of Québec, Canada; Age: 56.6
* Jean-Pierre Kutwa, Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; Age: 68.2
* Orani João Tempesta, O. Cist., Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Age: 63.7
* Gualtiero Bassetti, Archbishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy; Age: 71.9
* Mario Aurelio Poli, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina; Age: 66.2
* Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South); Age: 70.2
* Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B., Archbishop of Santiago de Chile; Age: 72.1
* Philippe Ouédraogo, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Age: 69.1
* Orlando Beltran Quevedo, O.M.I., Archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines; Age: 74.9
* Chibly Langlois, Bishop of Les Cayes, Haiti; Age: 55.2

Plus 3 Cardinals already over the age of 80:
* Loris Francesco Capovilla, Prelate Emeritus of Loreto, Italy; Age: 98.4
* Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F., Archbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain; Age: 84.2
* Kelvin Edward Felix, Archbishop Emeritus of Castries, Saint Lucia, Antilles; Age: 81.0

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