Newest cardinals given Vatican appointments

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Credit: Alan Holdren/CNA. All Rights Reserved.

In February, Pope Francis elevated 19 new cardinals, telling them to serve the Church without fear.

Today, the Pope appointed those cardinals under age 80 to serve on various Vatican congregations and pontifical councils.

 

From the Vatican Information Service:

1. In the Congregation for the Oriental Churches: Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin; Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, Great Britain; Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith;

2. In the Congregation for the Causes of Saints: Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops; Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;

3. In the Congregation for Bishops: Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin; Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, Great Britain; Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia-Citta della Pieve, Italy; Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops; Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;

4. In the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples: Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin; Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, archbishop of Seoul, Korea; Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo, archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso;

5. In the Congregation for the Clergy: Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, Great Britain; Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia-Citta della Pieve, Italy; Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, archbishop of Seoul, Korea;

6. In the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life: Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Quebec, Canada; Cardinal Jean-Pierre Kutwa, archbishop of Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; Cardinal Gerard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;

7. In the Congregation for Catholic Education: Cardinal Orani Joao Tempesta, archbishop of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, archbishop of Santiago de Chile, Chile; Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;

8. In the Pontifical Council for the Laity: Cardinal Jean-Pierre Kutwa, archbishop of Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; Cardinal Orani Joao Tempesta, archbishop of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

9. In the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity: Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, Great Britain; Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia-Citta della Pieve, Italy; Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith;

10. In the Pontifical Council Justice and Peace: Cardinal Leopoldo Jose Brenes Solorzano, archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua; Cardinal Jean Pierre Kutwa, archbishop of Abidjan. Cote d’Ivoire; Cardinal Orlando B. Quevedo, archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines; Archbishop Chibly Langlois, bishop of Les Cayes, Haiti;

11. In the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue: Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Quebec, Canada; Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo, archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Cardinal Orlando B. Quevedo, archbishop of Cotabato Philippines;

12. In the Pontifical Council for Culture: Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Quebec, Canada; Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

- appointed as adviser of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, and the following as members of the same Pontifical Commission: Cardinal Leopoldo Jose Brenes Solorzano, archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua; Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, archbishop of Santiago de Chile, Chile; Cardinal Cardinal Chibly Langlois, Vescovo di Les Cayes, Haiti.