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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.

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."

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 Francis meets with bishops of Tanzania during their 'ad limina' visit


(-ONLY VIDEO-) On Friday morning, Pope Francis welcomed members from the Tanzania Episcopal Conference, at the Apostolic Palace.



The nine bishops greeted and took individual pictures with the Pontiff. The Pope then gave a brief speech to the group. Afterward, he gave each one an envelope, before saying goodbye.



The nine bishops that attended the audience are:


-Msgr. Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga, Bishop of Dodoma
-Msgr. Salutaris Melchior Libena, Bishop of Ifakara
-Msgr. Agapiti Ndorobo, Bishop of Mahenge
-Msgr. Telesphor Mkude, Bishop of Morogoro
-Msgr. Augustine Shao, C.S.Sp., Bishop of Zanzibar
-Msgr. Paul R. Ruzoka, Bishop of Tabora
-Msgr. Ludovick Joseph Minde, Bishop of Kahama;
-Msgr. Damian Kyaruzi, Bishop of Sumbawanga
-Msgr. Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa, Auxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam