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These are the names of the 17 new cardinals the pope appointed at the consistory

November 19, 2016. 13 of them are under the age of 80, and thus able to vote in a hypothetical conclave, and four of them are non-electors.
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Vatican congratulates Trump and hopes his time in office "can truly be fruitful"

November 9, 2016. While speaking to Vatican Radio, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, congratulated the new president and hoped that his government "can truly be fruitful."
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Vatican strongly reacts to episcopal ordinations in China made without pope's permission

November 7, 2016. "In recent weeks, there has been a series of reports regarding some episcopal ordinations conferred without Papal Mandate of priests of the unofficial community of the Catholic Church in Continental China,” explains the Vatican in a letter signed by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke.

Pope's Schedule

2014-01-31

January 31, 2014. Pope Francis kicked off a busy Friday schedule by meeting at 10:30 with Madrid Card. Antonio Maria Ruoco Varela. Thirty minutes later, he welcomed Msgr. Bruno Musarò, apostolic nunzio to Cuba. At 11:20, the Pope met with Cardinal-elect Vincent Gerard Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster (UK), followed by Don Ferdinando Neri from the Nomadelfia Community, twenty minutes later. At 11:55, he welcomed Prof. Franco Milano, national president for the Italian Catholic Action group; and at 12:15PM, the Pope addressed the participants of the Plenary Assembly for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The last scheduled event was a meeting at 6PM, with Card. Fernando Filoni, the prefect for the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.