Among the 21 joining Toronto’s Cardinal-designate Thomas Collins in the College of Cardinals will be Bishop John Tong Hon from Hong Kong CNS photo/UCAN

The Catholic Church’s newest cardinals

  • February 13, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI has named 22 men to the College of Cardinals. They are listed below.

o Italian Archbishop Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, 65.
o Portuguese Archbishop Manuel Monteiro de Castro, major penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary, 73.
o Spanish Archbishop Santos Abril Castello, archpriest of Basilica of St. Mary Major, 76.
o Italian Archbishop Antonio Maria Veglio, president Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travellers, 74.
o Italian Archbishop Giuseppe Bertello, president of the commission governing Vatican City State, 69.
o Italian Archbishop Francesco Coccopalmerio, president of the Pontifical Council for Interpreting Legislative Texts, 73.
o Brazilian Archbishop Joao Braz de Aviz, prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, 64.
o U.S. Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, 72.
o Italian Archbishop Domenico Calcagno, president of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See, 69. CardinalBanner2 o Italian Archbishop Giuseppe Versaldi, president of Prefecture of the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, 68.
o Syro-Malabar Archbishop George Alencherry of India, 66.
o Archbishop Thomas C. Collins of Toronto, 65.
o Czech Archbishop Dominik Duka of Prague, 68.
o Dutch Archbishop Willem J. Eijk of Utrecht, 58.
o Italian Archbishop Giuseppe Betori of Florence, 64.
o U.S. Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, 62.
o German Archbishop Rainer Maria Woelki of Berlin, 55.
o Chinese Bishop John Tong Hon of Hong Kong, 72.
o Romanian Archbishop Lucian Muresan of Fagaras and Alba Julia, 80.
o Belgian Father Julien Ries, expert on history of religions, 91.
o Maltese Augustinian Father Prosper Grech, biblical scholar, 86.
o German Jesuit Father Karl Josef Becker, theologian, 83.

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