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List of 13 new cardinals


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This is the list of 13 new cardinals announced by Pope Francis.

Four of the 13 are over 80 years old, making them ineligible to vote in an eventual conclave.

This puts the total number of cardinal electors at 129.

Msgr. Mario Grech (Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops)

Msgr. Marcello Semeraro (Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints)

Msgr. Antoine Kambanda (Archbishop of Kigali, Rwanda)

Msgr. Wilton Gregory (Archbishop of Washington)

Msgr. José Advincula (Archbishop of Capiz, Philippines)

Msgr. Celestino Aos (Archbishop of Santiago de Chile)

Msgr. Cornelius Sim (Apostolic Vicar of Brunei)

Msgr. Augusto Lojudice (Archbishop of Siena, Italy)

Friar Mauro Gambetti (Guardian of the Convent of Assisi)

New cardinals over 80 years old:

Msgr. Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel (Bishop of San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico)

Msgr. Silvano Tomasi, Apostolic Nuncio

Fr. Rainiero Cantalamessa, Preacher to the Papal Household

Fr. Enrico Feroci, Ex director of Caritas Rome