Monday, 9 January 2012

Official list of New Cardinals

VATICAN CITY, Jan 6 (Reuters) - (Corrects to show that
Monteiro de Castro is Portuguese, not Spanish) 
    Pope Benedict on Friday named 22 new cardinals. Here are
their names in the order in which the pope announced them. 
    Under 80 years old and eligible to enter a conclave to elect
the next pope:     
1. Archbishop Fernando Filoni, Italian, prefect of the Vatican's
Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples. 
2. Archbishop Manuel Monteiro de Castro, Portuguese, head of
Vatican office that deals with the sacrament of penance. 
3. Archbishop Santos Abril y Castello, Spanish, archpriest of
the Rome basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. 
4. Archbishop Antonio Maria Veglio, Italian, head of the
Vatican's Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants. 
5. Archbishop Giuseppe Bertello, Italian, governor of Vatican
6. Archbishop Francesco Coccopalmerio, Italian, president of the
Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts. 
7. Archbishop Joao Braz de Aviz, Brazilian, prefect of the
Vatican's Congregation for Consecrated Life. 
8. Archbishop Edwin O'Brien, American, Grandmaster of the
Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. 
9. Archbishop Domenico Calcango, Italian, President of the
Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See. 
10. Archbishop Giuseppe Versaldi, Italian, president of the
Vatican's Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See. 
11. His Beatitude George Alencherry, Indian, major archbishop of
the Siro-Malabar rite in India 
12. Archbishop Thomas Christopher Collins, Canadian, archbishop
of Toronto. 
13. Archbishop Dominik Duka, Czech, archbishop of Prague 
14. Archbishop Willem Jacobus Eijk, Dutch, archbishop of
Utrecht, Netherlands 
15. Archbishop Giuseppe Betori, Italian, archbishop of Florence 
16. Archbishop Timothy Michael Dolan, American, archbishop of
New York 
17. Archbishop Rainer Maria Woelki, German, archbishop of
18. Archbishop John Tong Hon, Chinese, archbishop of Hong Kong. 
    Over 80 and therefore not eligible to enter a conclave: 
1. His Beatitude Lucian Muresan, Romanian, major archbishop of
Fgra and Alba Iulia in Romania. 
2. Father Julien Ries, Belgian, professor emeritus of religious
history at the Catholic University of Louvain 
3. Father Prosper Grech, Maltese, professor emeritus of various
Italian universities 
4. Father Karl Becker, German, of the Gregorian University in
 (Reporting By Philip Pullella)

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