Letter #63, 2016: 17 New Cardinals

October 9, 2016, Sunday -- Pope Francis Names 17 New Cardinals Pope Francis Names 17 New Cardinals Pope Francis at the end of his Angelus on Sunday announced the creation of 17 new Cardinals. A consistory will be held on November 19, the eve of the closing of the Jubilee of Mercy. Thirteen of the new [...]

Letter # 3, 2015: Message from Rome

January 4, 2015, Sunday — Message from Rome "The glory of God is man alive; but the life of man is the vision of God." —Irenaeus of Lyons, in the territory of France, c. 180 A.D. "At the dawn of a new year, we are all called to rekindle in our hearts an impulse of hope, [...]

Letter #63, 2010 — Burke’s Talk

Looking at the New Cardinals On Wednesday, October 20, Benedict XVI announced he would create 24 cardinals at a Consistory on November 20, one month from now. Who are some of the men he chose and what are they like? By Robert Moynihan, reporting from Rome (Note: Inside the Vatican magazine will organize a small pilgrimage, limited to 12 [...]

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