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Pope names five new cardinals

Pope Francis announced in a surprise move a consistory for the "creationâ? of five new cardinals, that will take place on June 28th.  The new cardinals are from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos and El Salvador.  They are:  Archbishop Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali. (73) Archbishop Juan José Omella of Barcelona, Spain. (71)   Bishop Anders Arborelius, of Stockholm, Sweden. (67) Archbishop Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, Apostolic Vicar of Paksé, Laos. (73) Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chávez - Auxillary Bishop in the Archdiocese of San Salvador, El Salvador. (74)