Names of new cardinals installed by Pope Francis


Pope Francis leads a consistory ceremony as he elevates 13 Roman Catholic prelates to the rank of cardinal, at St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, November 28, 2020. Fabio Frustaci/Pool via REUTERS

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday elevated 13 Roman Catholic Churchmen to the high rank of cardinal..

Cardinal electors under the age of 80 and eligible to enter a conclave to elect a new pope after Francis dies or resigns:

- Archbishop Mario Grech, 63, Maltese, Vatican-based Secretary of the Synod of Bishops.

- Archbishop Marcello Semeraro,73, Italian, prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

- Archbishop Antoine Kambanda, Rwandan, 62, Archbishop of Kigali.

- Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, American, 72, Archbishop of Washington D.C.

- Archbishop Jose F. Advincula, 68, Filipino, Archbishop of Capiz.

- Archbishop Celestino Aos Braco, 75, Spanish, archbishop of Santiago, Chile.

- Archbishop Cornelius Sim, 69, Brunei, apostolic vicar of Brunei

- Archbishop Augusto Paolo Lojudice, 56, Italian, archbishop of Siena, Italy.

- Father Mauro Gambetti, 55, Italian, custodian of the Franciscan convent of St. Francis in Assisi.

New cardinals over 80 years old and being honoured for their long service to the Church. They cannot enter a conclave.

- Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel, 80, Mexican, bishop-emeritus of San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico.

- Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, 80, Italian, archbishop, former ambassador, expert on immigration.

- Father Raniero Cantalamessa, 86, Italian, long-time preacher of the papal household

- Father Enrico Feroci, 80, Italian, pastor of the Divino Amore sanctuary in Rome.

(Reporting By Philip Pullella; Editing by Christina Fincher)

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