Pope Francis announced that on 28. February finds the Consistory, in the course of 13 new cardinals, appoints. In the list of the information provided to him during the session, to the prayer of the angel of the Lord no Pole has. Most of the Italians – 6.
After reading the South-prayer, the Pope read out the names of the nobles, to the Consistory on the eve of the first Sunday in Advent, the dignity of the cardinal’s obtain. The following officers: the Archbishop of Washington, Wilton Gregory, the new prefect of the congregation for the Kanonizacyjnych bp Marcello Semeraro, the Archbishop of Siena Augusto Paolo Lojudice, the Keeper of the chapel of the monastery in Assisi Mauro Gambetti, Bishop Mario Grech of Malta, the Bishop of Kigali in Rwanda, Antoine Kambanda, and the Archbishop of Santiago de Chile Celestino Aos Braco, Bishop Cornelius Sim of Brunei and Archbishop Jose Advincula from the Philippines.
In the list also four future cardinals older than 80 years, the not elektorami on the Conclave. The preacher of the Pontifical house, the Italian Franciscan priest, O. Raniero Cantalamessa, the former Vatican Diplomat Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Abbot of the Roman sanctuary of Divino Amore Enrico Feroci and bp Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel of Mexico.
In connection with the pandemic and the Consistory have, probably more than usual, the Form in accordance with the requirements of the hygienic regime.