Pope Francis looked to the American Midwest when picking his first U.S. cardinals.
Pope names 17 new cardinals, 13 of them electors including three Americans; sets ceremony Nov. 19.
Pope Francis named 17 new cardinals Sunday representing Asia, Africa, North and South America, Europe and Oceania. Thirteen of them are under age 80 and thus eligible to vote in any conclave to elect his successor. Here they are, in...
Cardinals are the highest-ranking officials in the Catholic Church after the pope.
Leading moderate Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich, Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin, and Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell promoted