Pope Benedict XVI today announced the names of 24 new Cardinals that he will create on Saturday, November 20, 2010 (source
Twenty of the new Cardinals are under 80 and will be eligible to a vote in conclave.
1. Archbishop Angelo Amato, S.D.B., 72, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints;
2. His Beatitude Antonios (Naguib), 75, Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria (Egypt);
3. Archbishop Robert Sarah, 65, President of the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum";
4. Archbishop Francesco Monterisi, 76, Archpriest of the Papal Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls;
5. Archbishop Fortunato Baldelli, 75, Major Penitentiary;
6. Archbishop Raymond Leo Burke, 62, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature;
7. Archbishop Kurt Koch, 60, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity;
8. Archbishop Paolo Sardi, 76, Vice Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church;
9. Archbishop Mauro Piacenza, 66, Prefect of the Congregation for Clergy;
10. Archbishop Velasio De Paolis, C.S., 75, President of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See;
11. Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi, 68, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture;
12. Archbishop Medardo Joseph Mazombwe, 79, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka (Zambia);
13. Archbishop Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga, 76, Archbishop Emeritus Quito (Ecuador);
14. Archbishop Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, 71, Archbishop of Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo);
15. Archbishop Paolo Romeo, 72, Archbishop of Palermo (Italy);
16. Archbishop Donald William Wuerl, 69, Archbishop of Washington (United States of America);
17. Archbishop Raymundo Damasceno Assis, 73, Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil);
18. Archbishop Kazimierz Nycz, 60, Archbishop of Warsaw (Poland);
19. Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don, 62, Archbishop of Colombo (Sri Lanka);
20. Archbishop Reinhard Marx, 57, Archbishop of Munich and Freising (Germany).
Four of the new Cardinals are over the age of 80 and will not be eligible to vote in a conclave. They may be considered "honorary" appointments:
1. Archbishop José Manuel Estepa Llaurens, 84, Military Ordinary Emeritus (Spain);
2. Bishop Elio Sgreccia, 82, former President of the Pontifical Academy for Life (Italy);
3. Monsignor Walter Brandmüller, 81, former President of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences (Germany);
4. Monsignor Domenico Bartolucci, 93, former Maestro and Director of the Pontifical Sistine Chapel Choir (Italy).
Please pray for the new Cardinals.