Wednesday, October 20, 2010

24 new cardinals named by Pope Benedict XVI

Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI.Image via Wikipedia
Pope Benedict XVI has named 24 new cardinals, including two from the United States: Archbishop Raymond L. Burke, head of the Vatican's highest tribunal, and Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl of Washington. The Pope announced the names at the end of his weekly general audience today and said he would formally install the cardinals during a special consistory at the Vatican Nov. 20.
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