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S+L BLOG: College of Cardinals



By Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B. Cardinals are chosen by the Holy Father to serve as his principal assistants and advisers in the central administration of church affairs. Collectively, they form the College of Cardinals.  Some believe that the College of Cardinals is nothing more than an intention of a papacy of the Middle Ages, simply ...read more
CCCB President Archbishop Richard Smith congratulates Cardinal-designate Collins on the announcement that the Holy Father has elevated him to the dignity of Cardinal of the Church of Rome. Below find his official statement: As President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, it is a great joy for me, on behalf of all the Bishops ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: They’re chosen by the Holy Father to be his chief advisers and today Pope Benedict announced that the College of Cardinals would welcome new members. We tell you who on this special red-hat edition of Perspectives Daily. ...read more
A gathering of the College of Cardinals and a new interview book with Pope Benedict highlight this week in Rome. Catholic News Service’s Carol Glatz and John Thavis have more. To download Flash Player please click here ...read more