July 22, 2024
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Pope Francis names 21 new cardinals, including Archbishop Fernández

  • Pope Francis said on Sunday that he will create 21 new cardinals, including the Vatican’s recently appointed doctrinal chief Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández, at a consistory on Sept. 30.
  • The 86-year-old pope made the announcement from a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square after reciting the Angelus prayer on July 9.
  • This is the full list:
  • Archbishop Robert Francis Prevost, prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops (United States)
    • Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández, prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (Argentina)
    • Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the U.S. (France)
    • Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin patriarch of Jerusalem (Italy)
    • Archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig, apostolic nuncio to Italy (Switzerland)
    • Bishop Stephen Chow Sau-yan, SJ, bishop of Hong Kong (China)
    • Archbishop José Cobo Cano, archbishop of Madrid (Spain)
      • Archbishop Stephen Brislin, archbishop of Cape Town (South Africa)
      • Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, prefect of the Dicastery for the Oriental Churches (Italy)
      • Archbishop Ángel Sixto Rossi, archbishop of Córdoba (Argentina)
        • Archbishop Luis Rueda Aparicio, archbishop of Bogotá (Colombia)
        • Archbishop Grzegorz Ryś, archbishop of Lodz (Poland)
        • Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla, archbishop of Juba (South Sudan)
        • Archbishop Protase Rugambwa, coadjutor archbishop of Tabora (Tanzania)

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