Saturday, October 23, 2010
Video of Pope announcing the names of the new cardinals
The Pope has announced the names of 24 new cardinals. Among them are the Americans Archbishop Raymond Leo Burke, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, and the Archbishop Donald William Wuerl of Washington, DC. Benedict XVI also named four new cardinals from Africa, two from Latin America, one from Asia and 15 from Europe. LIST OF THE NEW CARDINALS:
List of the new Cardinals:
* Antonio Naguib, Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts, (Egypt).
* Paolo Romeo, Archbishop of Palermo, (Italy).
* Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, (Germany).
* Kazimierz Nycz, Archbishop of Warsaw, (Poland).
* Donald William Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC, (USA).
* Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, Archbishop of Kinshasa, (Democratic Republic of Congo).
* Medardo Joseph Mazombwe, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, (Zambia).
* Don Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patanbendige, Archbishop of Colombo, (Sri Lanka).
* Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga, Archbishop of Quito, (Ecuador).
* Raymundo Damasceno Assis, Archbishop of Aparecida, (Brazil).
From the Roman Curia
* Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints (Italy).
* Fortunato Baldelli, penitentiary major of the Apostolic Penitentiary (Italy).
* Raymond Leo Burke, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (USA).
* Velasio De Paolis, president of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See (Italy).
* Francesco Monterisi, archpriest of the papal basilica of St. Paul's Outside-the-Walls (Italy)
* Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (Switzerland).
* Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture (Italy).
* Paolo Sardi, vice chamberlain of Holy Roman Church (Italy).
* Robert Sarah, president of the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum" (Guinea).
* Mauro Piacenza, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy (Italy).
Cardinals older than 80
* Elio Sgreccia, former president of the Pontifical Academy for Life (Italy).
* José Manuel Estepa Llaurens, military ordinary emeritus of Spain (Spain).
* Walter Brandmuller, former president of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences (Germany).
* Domenico Bartolucci, foformer director of the Pontifical Choir Capella Sistina (Italy).
Thanks to all those who emailed to me the list. Busy day yesterday, was on the road and no time to blog.