WelCom November 2020
Pope Francis announced at the end of his Angelus address on October 25, he will create 13 new cardinals on November 28. Nine cardinals under the age of 80 will be eligible to vote in a conclave. The new cardinals are:
Maltese Bishop Mario Grech, 63, secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops.
Italian Bishop Marcello Semeraro, 72, prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes.
Archbishop Antoine Kambanda of Kigali, Rwanda, 62.
Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, USA, 72.
Archbishop Jose F Advincula of Capiz, Philippines, 68.
Archbishop Celestino Aos Braco of Santiago, Chile, 75.
Bishop Cornelius Sim, apostolic vicar of Brunei, 69.
Italian Archbishop Paolo Lojudice of Siena, 56.
Franciscan Fr Mauro Gambetti, custos of the Sacred Convent of Assisi in Assisi, 55.
Retired Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel of San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, 80.
Retired Italian Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi, a former nuncio, 80.
Italian Capuchin Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the papal household, 86.
Italian Fr Enrico Feroci, 80, former director of Rome’s Caritas.