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Pope Francis Cardinals

Pope Picks New Cardinals From Unusual Places

AP | By FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 01.05.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis named 15 new cardinals Sunday, selecting them from 14 nations including far-flung corners of the world such as Tong...

Pope Francis Sets The Trends For Cardinal Fashion Decisions

AP | DANIELA PETROFF | Posted 02.20.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — No glitzy gold, no rich velvet, no regal fur. Pope Francis' pared down papal wardrobe of sensible black shoes and a white cassoc...

Who Are Pope Francis' New Cardinals?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

(RNS) In naming his first batch of new cardinals on Sunday (Jan. 12), Pope Francis made some surprising choices that largely confirmed the characteris...

Whom Will He Choose? Big Decisions Ahead For Pope

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Pope Francis is set to make the most important decisions of his young papacy in the next few weeks by naming new car...

New Cardinals To Be Elevated In February

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis has decided to install his first batch of cardinals on Feb. 22 — but he hasn't let on who will join the club of red-hatted churchmen wh...

Pope Francis Tells Cardinals Not To Cede To 'Pessimism'

Posted 03.16.2013 | Religion

Marco Della Cava USA Today ROME (RNS) An animated and impassioned Pope Francis addressed the entire College of Cardinals in an ornate Vatican hal...