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Thursday, October 21, 2010
Pope Benedict XVI Names 24 New Cardinals, including 4 Americans

After this consistory, the total number of cardinals will be 203, of which 121 are electors (less than 80 years old).

The new cardinals who qualify as electors are:

-- Archbishop Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes

-- Patriarch Antonios Naguib of Alexandria of the Copts, Egypt

-- Archbishop Robert Sarah, president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum (on the right)

-- Archbishop Francesco Monterisi, archpriest of the Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls

-- Archbishop Fortunato Baldelli, major penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary

-- Archbishop Raymond Leo Burke, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature

-- Archbishop Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

-- Archbishop Paolo Sardi, vice chamberlain of Apostolic Chamber

-- Archbishop Mauro Piacenza, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy

-- Archbishop Velasio De Paolis, president of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See

-- Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture

-- Archbishop Medardo Joseph Mazombwe, retired archbishop of Lusaka, Zambia

-- Archbishop Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga, retired archbishop of Quito, Ecuador

-- Archbishop Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

-- Archbishop Paolo Romeo of Palermo, Italy

-- Archbishop Donald Wuerl of Washington

-- Archbishop Raymundo Damasceno Assis of Aparecida, Brazil

-- Archbishop Kazimierz Nycz of Warsaw, Poland

-- Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don of Colombo, Sri Lanka

-- Archbishop Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising, Germany

As well, the Pontiff elevated to the dignity of cardinal two prelates and two priests, who are over the age of 80 and are thus non-electors, for their "generosity and dedication in the service of the Church." These include:

-- Archbishop José Manuel Estepa Llaurens, retired archbishop of Spain's military

-- Bishop Elio Sgreccia, former president of the Pontifical Academy for Life

-- Monsignor Walter Brandmuller, former president of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences

-- Monsignor Domenico Bartolucci, former director of the Pontifical Choir


del_button October 23, 2010 at 8:51 PM
Mike said...

Mother and Virgin ... Pray for us

Canticles 4:7 >
"There is not a spot in thee."
Wisdom 7:26 >
"She is the ... unspotted mirror of God's majesty."
Psalm 45:5 >
"The most High hath sanctified His own tabernacle."

What saves your soul … Heresy or Catholic Dogma ?

1. Can the Ex-Cathedra Dogma from 20 Catholic Councils be rejected and ignored by the meeting
known as the “Vatican-2 council” ? There are over 200 heresies against Dogma in the V-2 documents.

No it can’t -- Section 12 of

2. Can you get your own soul to Heaven if you don’t know and believe the Ex-Cathedra Dogma of
the Catholic Church ?

No you can’t -- Sections 5.1 and 9 of

3. Have you ever seen the Catholic Ex-Cathedra Dogma on automatic excommunication for
heresy, ignorance of the Dogma, or for physical participation in a heretical society?

No you haven’t -- Section 13.2 of

4. Have you ever seen the De Fide Catholic Dogma that you must believe to get to Heaven ?

No you haven’t -- Section 3 of

5. Is there Ex-Cathedra Dogma on water baptism which rules out “baptism of desire” and “baptism of blood” ?

Yes there is -- Section 7.2 of

6. Is there Catholic Dogma on how to re-enter the Catholic Church after automatic excommunication for heresy or for physical participation in a heretical society such as the vatican-2 or sspx cults?

Yes there is -- Section 19.1 of

7. Can you get to Heaven as a participant in a heretical society which rejects even a single Catholic Dogma … “worshiping” - for example - the “vatican-2 god” or the “sspx god” in their meeting halls ?

No you can’t -- Sections 13.2, 88, 90, 99, and 105 of

8. Was Jesus Christ a “jew” ?

No He wasn’t -- Section 39.1 of

9. Will the Catholic writing of Saint Matthew 16:18, the “Gates of Hell” scripture, keep you out of Hell if I die as a vatican-2-ist in the vatican-2 heresy ?

No it won’t, the Church has defined it as … heresy not prevailing against the Dogma -- Section 13.3

10. Was the “Vatican-2 council” of apostasy set up well before 1962 ?

Yes it was -- Sections 20, 20.1, and 20.2 of

11. Is there salvation outside of the Catholic Church and … is one in the Catholic Church if he rejects even a single Dogma of the Church ?

No, and no -- Sections 1, 2, 5, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 7, 7.2, 8, and 9 of

12. Are a great many people saved from Hell?
Saint Augustine, Doctor of the Church: “It is certain that few are saved.”

Scarcely anyone is saved -- Section 22 of

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