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Concistory

 

Five new saints in the Jubilee year

On Tuesday, 15 March, Pope Francis held an Ordinary Public Consistory for the canonization of blesseds José Sánchez del Río, layman and martyr; Stanisław of ...

​Four saints to be canonized on 18 October

On Saturday, 27 June, Pope Francis held an Ordinary Public Consistory for the canonization of Blesseds Vincenzo Grossi, diocesan priest and founder of the Institute ...

At the crossroads of two ways of thinking

It was a celebration in scarlet. Adorned with the cardinal's color, sacred purple, the faithful of different ethnicities and languages assembled in St Peter's Basilica.All ...

​Cardinals created by Pope Francis

Rome, 14 February 2015On Saturday, 14 February 2015, the Supreme Pontiff Francis held an Ordinary Public Consistory in the Vatican Basilica for the creation of ...

Communion and collegiality

They were scheduled to start at 9 am on Thursday, 12 February, but at 8:30 Pope Francis was already in the Synod Hall, waiting to ...

​Biographies of the new Cardinals

Bibliographies of the Cardinals created by Pope Francis during the Consistory of Saturday 22 February:— Pietro Parolin, titular Archbishop of Acquapendente, Secretary of State;— Lorenzo ...

Vincent Gerard Nichols

Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols was born in Crosby, England, on 8 November 1945. He began studying at the Venerable English College in 1963 and was ...

Lorenzo Baldisseri

Lorenzo Baldisseri was born in San Pietro in Campo, Barga, Italy, on 29 September 1940. The youngest of seven children, he entered the seminary in ...

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