Pope makes 13 cardinals as he molds a future in his likeness

Pope makes 13 cardinals as he molds a future in his likeness

  • The appointments mean Francis will have named more than half of the members in the College of Cardinals who are eligible to vote in a concave to choose the next pope
  • Many of the pastors receiving red hats at Saturday’s consistory are from far-flung dioceses in the developing world that never have had a “prince” of the Catholic Church representing them
By AP ·