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  • Cardinal Meisner, one of the ‘dubia’ cardinals, dies at 83

    Cardinal Meisner, one of the ‘dubia’ cardinals, dies at 83

    Leading conservative German Cardinal Joachim Meisner has died. His successor as Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, said Meisner stood up for truth, and “fought for the protection of life from the beginning to the end, and raised his voice wherever the dignity of the person was challenged.”

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  • Cardinal Gracias: Pray the rosary for peace

    Cardinal Gracias: Pray the rosary for peace

    Indian cardinal Oswald Gracias said there is so much suffering, turmoil, distress, and poverty of all kinds, and brokenness in families, and Mary said, “pray and consecrate yourselves to my Immaculate Heart.” The cardinal invited everyone to “pray, pray the rosary for peace.”

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  • Barcelona’s new cardinal is a non-peripheral pastor to the poor

    Barcelona’s new cardinal is a non-peripheral pastor to the poor

    Archbishop Juan José Omella of Barcelona is the odd man out among the five new cardinals being created by Pope Francis today, because the Catalan capital is a traditional red hat see. It’s a sign of how unorthodox Francis’s cardinal picks have become that the biggest surprise of this consistory was that, in this case, Francis didn’t surprise.

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