NEWS ANALYSIS: But only time will tell what this means at a future conclave when the cardinals return to Rome to elect a new pope from among their ranks.
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Several of the Church’s 16 new cardinal-electors told the Register about what they hope to see, when the time comes to elect a new pope.
COMMENTARY: A comprehensive analysis of the three consistories taking place this weekend and some key moments to watch.
Once the new appointees are installed, Europe will have seen its share shrink to 40%, down from 52% in 2013, when Pope Francis was elected.
Happy Birthday, Church! Pentecost Sunday is here. And given current events, there is a need now more than ever to celebrate the Holy Spirit’s constant presence in the Catholic Church. To help us prepare for Pentecost we’ve invite Scripture Scholar John Bergsma back to Register Radio. And then, we catch up with Edward Pentin with insights on the new cardinals.
ANALYSIS: After the August consistory, there will be 132 cardinals with the right to vote in a papal conclave, 12 more than the limit of 120 established by Pope St. Paul VI.
San Diego shepherd has decried ‘weaponization of Eucharist.’
St. Paul VI declared that after reaching the age of 80, a cardinal loses the right to elect the Roman Pontiff and, therefore, the right to take part in the conclave.