Cardinal Re’s election follows the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Sodano, 92, who was elected dean of the College of Cardinals in 2005.
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Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg, the president of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union, discusses the different issues and challenges Europe currently faces in a wide-ranging interview.
Pope Francis said Sept. 1 that 'their origin expresses the missionary vocation of the Church, which continues to proclaim the merciful love of God to all people on earth.'
The planned initiative proposes to provide information about how cardinals have addressed clergy sexual abuse and other key issues.
On Thursday, Francis created 14 cardinals at a consistory ceremony.
Speaking to the Register from his office in Karachi, Archbishop Joseph Coutts said, ‘I feel I have been called to be a stronger voice for the Christians and marginalized, given the situation here.’
'Personally, I am happy that these accusations should come out at this time, in order to definitively close the case,' the cardinal-elect said.
ANALYSIS: Choices reflect his vision of a Church for the poor, his concern for persecuted Christians and the environment, and his drive to reach out to the peripheries of the Church.