At the end of his weekly General Audience this morning, Pope Benedict XVI announced the names of 24 new cardinals who will be raised to the cardinalate at a consistory next month.
The complete list, in the order announced by the Holy Father:
Archbishop Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
Coptic Patriarch Antonios Naguib of Alexandria, Egypt (also General Relator of the current Synod on the Middle East)
Archbishop Robert Sarah, president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum
Archbishop Francesco Monterisi, Archpriest of St. Paul’s Outside the Walls
Archbishop Fortunato Baldelli, prefect of the Apostolic Penitentiary
Archbishop Raymond Burke, prefect of the...READ MORE