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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

    • Jun 28, 2017

    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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