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Cardinal Tackles Libertarian Individualism as Harmful to Solidarity

By PETER JESSERER SMITH | WASHINGTON — As a variety of forms of social and political libertarianism gain in popularity in the United States, Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, appeared at an event sponsored by Th…

Newly Created Haitian Cardinal Committed to Evangelization

Newly created Cardinal Chibly Langlois, Archbishop of Les Cayes, Haiti expressed his gratitude to Pope Francis in creating him a Cardinal, an act that gives “our small country a presence in the eyes of the world. At 55 years old, the Haitian prelate is the youngest among the Cardinals in this year’s consistory as…

Pope’s Address to Consistory of Cardinals

Here is the address given by Pope Francis this morning on the Second Day of the Extraordinary Consistory of the College of Cardinals.  * * *
I would like to send a greeting, both from me personally and in the name of everyone [present], to the Ukrainian Cardinals: Cardinal [Marian] Jaworski, Emeritus of Lviv; a…

Cardinal Domenico Bartolucci Passes Away at 96

Pope Francis expressed his condolences to the family of Cardinal Domenico Bartolucci, the former director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, who passed away today at the age of 96. The Italian prelate was created a Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI during the consistory held on November 20th, 2010. “I recall affectionately…

Cardinal on Pope’s advisory board: I ‘fully support’ jailed Canadian pro-lifer

by Patrick B. Craine MILTON, Ontario, August 9, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An influential Indian Cardinal says he “fully support[s]” the efforts of a Canadian pro-lifer who is serving a long-term stint in jail for entering abortion facilities to rescue unborn babies. Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of…

Holy See: Cardinal O’Brien to Leave Scotland for Several Months

The Holy See Press Office announced that Cardinal Keith Patrick O’Brien, Archbishop Emeritus of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, has agreed with the Holy Father to leave Scotland for several months. A communique released by the Holy See stated that Cardinal O’Brien, “for the same reasons he decided not to participate i…

‘Give us Barabbas’: Boston College’s choice of pro-abortion Irish PM over Cardinal O’Malley

by Rev. Michael P. Orsi May 14, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In recent years two major Catholic universities, Notre Dame and Georgetown have honored pro-choice politicians at their Commencement Exercises, President Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, respectively.  Although the bishops…

As Cardinal, Pope Francis condemned abortion even in rape cases

by John-Henry Westen VATICAN CITY, March 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was Archbishop of Buenos Aires he defended the life of the unborn even in cases of rape, in very stark terms. In a 2007 speech given to a gathering of priests and laity on October 2nd, then-Cardinal Bergoglio issued…

As Cardinal, Pope Francis strongly condemned abortion, including in rape cases

by John-Henry Westen VATICAN CITY, March 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was Archbishop of Buenos Aires he defended the life of the unborn even in cases of rape, in very stark terms. In a 2007 speech given to a gathering of priests and laity on October 2nd, then-Cardinal Bergoglio issued…

List of Cardinal Electors

Today, 115 cardinals have entered the Conclave to elect Benedict XVI’s successor. The two Cardinal electors who are not participating are Cardinal Julius Riyadi Darmaatmadja, S.J., archbishop emeritus of Jakarta, Indonesia, for health reasons and Cardinal Keith O’Brien, ex-archbishop of Edinburgh, Scotland, for per…

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