Cardinal (Catholicism)
A cardinal (Latin: sanctae romanae ecclesiae cardinalis, literally cardinal of the Holy Roman Church) is a senior ecclesiastical leader, an ecclesiastical prince, and usually (now always for those cre...
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Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of New York, Dead at 82
Cardinal Edward Egan, former head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, died at a hospital in Manhattan Thursday. He was 82 years old.
Meet the Pope's New BFF
The bishop of Rome has a close relationship with an American cardinal in a simple brown cassock and a Santa beard.
Pope Benedict XVI - Pope Benedict XVI Says He Will Resign
VATICAN CITY — Citing advanced years and infirmity, but showing characteristic tough-mindedness and unpredictability, Pope Benedict XVI shocked Roman Catholics on Monday by saying that he would...
Pope Benedict XVI - Pope Benedict XVI announces resignation – live reaction
Pope Benedict XVI has, in all circumstances, placed the will of God for the good of the Church before every other consideration. That same resoluteness of purpose speaks in his statement announ...
Papal conclave - The Conclave in the history. - Part 1 of 3
This is, in synthesis, the history of two thousand years of pontificial elections, a rich and faceted history, sometimes tormented, but that, undoubtedly, co...
Pope John Paul II - Assassination attempt
World News Tonight broadcast from May 13th 1981, when Pope John Paul was shot in Vatican Square. ABC News broadcast on affiliate KTVK in Phoenix, AZ. All TV ...
Pope Benedict XVI
This week Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate his 82nd birthday and the fourth anniversary of his pontificate. Joseph Ratzinger was born in Germany on a Holy Sa...
College of Cardinals
The College of Cardinals is the body of all cardinals of the Catholic Church.A function of the college is to advise the Pope about church matters when he summons them to an ordinary consistory. It als...
Papal conclave
A papal conclave is a meeting of the College of Cardinals convened to elect a new Bishop of Rome, also known as the Pope. The pope is considered by Roman Catholics to be the apostolic successor of Sai...
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In pectore
In pectore (Latin for "in the breast/heart") is a term used in the Catholic Church to refer to appointments to the College of Cardinals by the Pope whose names are not publicly revealed (viz., reserve...
Thomas Wolsey
Thomas Wolsey (c. March 1473 – 29 November 1530; sometimes spelled Woolsey) was an English political figure and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. When Henry VIII became King of England in 1509, W...
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Cardinal Richelieu
Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal-Duke of Richelieu and of Fronsac (/ˈrɪʃəluː/; [ʁiʃəljø]; 9 September 1585 – 4 December 1642) was a French clergyman, noble and statesman. He was consecrated as a bisho...
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André-Hercule de Fleury
André-Hercule de Fleury, Bishop of Fréjus (22 June or 26 June 1653 – 29 January 1743) was a French cardinal who served as the chief minister of Louis XV.
He was born in Lodève, Hérault, the son of...
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Cardinal Mazarin
Jules Mazarin ([ʒyl mazaʁɛ̃]; July 14, 1602 – March 9, 1661), born Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino [ˈdʒuljo raiˈmondo maddzaˈrino] or Mazarini, was an Italian cardinal, diplomat, and politician, who served ...
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Cardinal-nephew
A cardinal-nephew (Latin: cardinalis nepos; Italian: cardinale nipote; Spanish: valido de su tío; French: prince de fortune) is a cardinal elevated by a Pope who is that cardinal's unc...
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List of cardinals from Portugal
The following is a list of Portuguese cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church, order by year of consistory, with year of birth and death.
List of cardinals from Portugal - Wikipedia
Gianfranco Ravasi
Gianfranco Ravasi (born 18 October 1942) is an Italian prelate, a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He currently serves in the Roman Curia as President of the Pontifical Council for Culture. On 20 Nove...
Gianfranco Ravasi - Wikipedia
Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of New York, Dead at 82
Cardinal Edward Egan, former head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, died at a hospital in Manhattan Thursday. He was 82 years old.