Archbishop Thomas Collins will become Canada's 16th Cardinal on February 19th 2012 CNS photo/Paul Haring

Counting our Canadian cardinals - Collins is #16

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  • January 11, 2012

Cardinal-designate Collins becomes the 16th cardinal in Canadian history. Here is the entire list.

Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau
Archbishop of Québec 1870-1898
Created Cardinal June 7, 1886

Louis Nazaire Bégin
Archbishop of Québec 1898-1925
Created Cardinal April 25, 1914

Felix-Raymond-Marie Rouleau, O.P.
Archbishop of Québec 1926-1931
Created Cardinal Dec. 19, 1927

Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, O.M.I.
Archbishop of Québec 1931-1947
Created Cardinal March 13, 1933

James Charles McGuigan
Archbishop of Toronto 1934-1971
Created Cardinal Feb. 18, 1946

Paul-Émile Léger, P.S.S.
Archbishop of Montréal 1950-1968
Created Cardina1 Jan. 12, 1953

Maurice Roy
Archbishop of Québec 1947-1981
Created Cardinal Feb. 22, 1965

George Bernard Flahiff, C.S.B
Archbishop of Winnipeg 1960-1982
Created Cardinal April 28, 1969

Gerald Emmett Carter
Archbishop of Toronto 1978-1990
Created Cardinal June 30, 1979

Louis-Albert Vachon
Archbishop of Québec 1981-1990
Created Cardinal May 25, 1985

Edouard Gagnon, P.S.S.
President of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses 1991-2001
President of the Pontifical Council for the Family 1985-1990
Created Cardinal May 25, 1985

Paul Grégoire
Archbishop of Montréal 1968-1990
Created Cardinal 1988.06.28

Jean-Claude Turcotte
Archbishop of Montréal 1990-present
Created Cardinal Nov. 26, 1994

Aloysius Matthew Ambrozic
Archbishop of Toronto 1990-2006
Created Cardinal Feb. 21, 1998

Marc Ouellet, P.S.S.
Archbishop of Quebec  2002-10
Appointed Prefect of the Congregation of Bishops Rome June 30, 2010
Created Cardinal Oct. 21, 2003

(Sources: www.gcatholic.com/canada/cardinals.htm, www.catholic-hierarchy.org.)

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