The Pope announced the creation of the new cardinals: among them were three heads of departments in Korea. Sixteen voters, five over eighty. Five Italians, including the bishop of Como Cantonese, emeritus Cagliari Meglio and theologian Ghirlanda. The youngest at 48 years old is Marengo, the apostolic ruler of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia
Salvatore Sernozio – Vatican City
Cardinals from all over the world. dad At the end of Regina Coeli announced a new Consort27 August, for the creation of twenty-one new cardinals. It is the eighth of the pontificate of Francis.
“There will be a meeting of all the cardinals on Monday and Tuesday 29 and 30 August to contemplate the new Apostolic Constitution, and on Saturday 27 August I will make a conservatory to create new cardinals,” the Pope declared from the window. From the apostolic palace.
Three Dicastry Heads
Among the new cardinals there are three Dicastrian presidents of the Roman Curia. I’m english Arthur Roach, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship; Korean Lazarus Yoo Hyung Sik, the governor of the Clergy Council; Spanish Fernando Verges AlzagaChairman of the Pontifical Commission for State and Province of the Vatican.
Together, Francis raised to purple: Jean Mark EvelynArchbishop of Marseilles; Peter Iberi OkpaleckiBishop of Ekolobia, Nigeria; Leonardo SteinerArchbishop of Mannhaus, Brazil; Felipe Neri Antonio Sebastiao do Rosario FerraoArchbishop of Goa and Damau, India; Robert W McIlroy, Bishop of San Diego, USA; Virgilio do Carmo da Silva; Archbishop of East Timor; Oscar Cantonese Bishop of Como, Italy; Anthony PaulArchbishop of Hyderabad, India; Paulo Cesar Costa, Archbishop of Brasilia. Richard Koya BowerArchbishop of Wa, Ghana; William Singh Chi Goh; Archbishop of Singapore; Adalberto Martinez Flores; Archbishop of Asuncion, Paraguay; Giorgio Marengo, Apostolic Governor of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. The latter, at 48 years old, is the youngest of the new cardinals.
more than eighty
With them, five over eighty-year-olds would also receive the Red Hat, thus not entering any concave. I: Jorge Enrique Jimenez CarvajalArchbishop Emeritus of Cartagena (Colombia); Lucas Van LooyHonorary Bishop of Ghent, Belgium; Arrigo MiglioArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari; Father Gianfranco Ghirlanda Yes, professor of theology. Rev.do Monsignor Fortunato FriezaSan Pietro canon.
“We pray for the new cardinals to help me confirm their adherence to Christ in the service of the Bishop of Rome for the good of all the holy people of God,” said the Pope, at the end of the reading of the new list. purple.
Formation of the College of Cardinals
Today the College of Cardinals consists of 208 cardinals, of whom 117 are electors and 91 are non-electors. On August 27, it will rise to 229 cardinals, including 131 electors. According to the Pontificate of Creation, as of August 27, the college will consist of 52 cardinals created by John Paul II, 11 of whom are electors; 64 were created by Benedict XVI of whom 37 were electors; 113 were created by Francesco including 83 voters. From a geographical point of view The cardinals will be distributed as of August 27 as follows: 107 cardinals in Europe, of whom 53 are electors; 60 cardinals in the Americas, including 38 electors; 30 cardinals in Asia, including 20 electors; 27 cardinals in Africa, including 17 electors; 5 cardinals in Oceania, 3 of them are electors.
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