Pope names 24 new cardinals

21st October 2010, Comments 0 comments

Pope Benedict XVI has named 24 Catholic archbishops as cardinals, the Vatican announced 20 October. Ten of the newly named cardinals are Italian, two are American and one, Archbishop Kurt Koch, is Swiss. Commentators note that very few of those named by Benedict are from developing countries, which now account for two-thirds of the Catholic ...

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