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Friday, January 6, 2012
New Cardinals Named by Holy Father (January 2012)

The following will receive the honor of becoming a Cardinal and be eligible to participate in a Papal Conclave.  I'll let the readers voice in about each one in particular, especially sharing how open each are to Tradition.
  • Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples;
  • Manuel Montiero de Castro, Major Penitentiary of the Roman Church;
  • Santos Abril y Castelló, archpriest of St Mary Major;
  • Antonio Maria Veglió, president of the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Refugees;
  • Giuseppe Bertello, president of the Government of the Vatican City-State
  • Joao Braz de Aviz, prefect of the Congregation for Religious;
  • Francesco Coccopalmerio, president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts;
  • Edwin Frederick O'Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre;
  • Domenico Calcagno, president of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See;
  • George Alencherry, Major-Archbishop of Erkugnalam-Angamaly of the Syro-Malybars;
  • Thomas Christopher Collins, archbishop of Toronto;
  • Dominik Duka OP, archbishop of Prague;
  • Willem Jacobus Eijk, archbishop of Utrecht;
  • Giuseppe Betori, archbishop of Florence;
  • Timothy Michael Dolan, archbishop of New York;
  • Rainer Maria Woelki, archbishop of Berlin;
  • John Tong Hon, bishop of Hong Kong
Those over age 80 (who are unable to enter a Conclave) but will nevertheless receive the honorary distinction of Cardinal:
  • Lucien Muresan, major archbishop-emeritus of Fagaras and Alba Julia of the Romanians;
  • Fr Julien Ries, Belgian historian/anthropologist of religion;
  • Prosper Grech OSA, Maltese Biblical scholar;
  • Karl Josef Becker SJ


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