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Archbishops wear the pallium they received from Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica, June 29, 2014.

Pope says palliums will be given to new archbishops at home – not Rome

As a sign of “synodality” with local Churches, Pope Francis has decided that new metropolitan archbishops will officially be imposed... Read more

Archbishop Leonard Blair speaks with CNA following his reception of the pallium June 29, 2014.

Hartford archbishop: receiving pallium a 'moving' experience

After receiving the pallium from Pope Francis on Sunday’s feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Archbishop Leonard Blair expressed that... Read more

Pope Francis speaking from the Apostolic Palace, March 17, 2013.

Church praying for new archbishops, Pope affirms

Pope Francis said the Church is praying for the dozens of new archbishops whom he greeted and gave wool vestments... Read more

Pope Francis greets one of the 34 metropolitan archbishops to receive the pallium on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica on June 29, 2013.

Pope Francis greets, bestows pallium on 34 new archbishops

At a Mass during the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Pope Francis gave a pallium to the 34 men... Read more