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[Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis to create 14 new cardinals on June 29
Crux ^ | May 20, 2018 | Inés San Martín

Posted on 05/20/2018 3:33:24 PM PDT by ebb tide

Edited on 05/20/2018 7:01:28 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

ROME - Pope Francis announced Sunday that he will create 14 new cardinals in June coming from all over the world, including Iraq, Portugal, Italy, Poland, Peru, Japan, Madagascar, and several Vatican officials.

Eleven of those new cardinals are under 80, meaning they’re eligible to participate in an eventual conclave to choose Francis’s successor. The consistory, meaning the ceremony for the creation of new cardinals, will take place in Rome on June 29, the feast of Saints Peter and Paul.


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TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: franciscardinals; francischurch
As of June 29, when the new cardinals are inducted, the total number of cardinals will be 227, of whom 125 will be under 80, meaning able to vote for a new pope. That’s well above the traditional ceiling of 120 electors established under Blessed Pope Paul VI.

Bergoglio's stacking the deck and stacking it deep.

1 posted on 05/20/2018 3:33:24 PM PDT by ebb tide
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To: ebb tide

I went to mass today and all I could think about was this issue with the German bishops trying to make the Eucharist essentially a meaningless symbol that anyone can share because their feelings are more important than the sacrament. And how the Pope is playing a game of lettIng them do it by pretendIng not to have a position. And I was thinking “if the Eucharist is not worthy of being protected, if it’s not our holiest sacrament, then everything this church has told me has been a lie”. In mass all I could think was “am I really still a Catholic? This bedrock part of my life has been shaken.

Thanks Francis.


2 posted on 05/20/2018 3:41:35 PM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Russians couldnt have done a better job destroying sacred American institutions than Democrats have)
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Francis names 14 cardinals, surpassing numbers appointed by Benedict and John Paul

Quite a few cardinals to name in just over five years.

3 posted on 05/20/2018 3:43:51 PM PDT by ebb tide (We have a rogue curia in Rome.)
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To: ebb tide
Sure. Next pope will be hand picked by his buddies the pedophile Marxist college of cardinals.


4 posted on 05/20/2018 3:59:45 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you)
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To: Vaquero

Less Catholics so more cardinals. Works for me.


5 posted on 05/20/2018 4:01:00 PM PDT by Kozy (new age haruspex; "Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth.")
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To: ebb tide

Will they all be tweeting?


6 posted on 05/20/2018 4:47:49 PM PDT by beethovenfan (I always try to maximize my carbon footprint.)
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To: ebb tide

God help us.


7 posted on 05/20/2018 5:27:30 PM PDT by exPBRrat (.)
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To: ebb tide

Yep


8 posted on 05/20/2018 5:34:49 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Francis is a Nincompope.)
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To: pepsi_junkie

Please, please, do not let this false shepherd shake your faith. The Church has endured false shepherds before, and she will outlast this one. Remember, Jesus promised us that the Gates of Hell would not prevail against Holy Mother Church.

Prayers for you.


9 posted on 05/20/2018 5:37:11 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Francis is a Nincompope.)
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To: ebb tide
Yes, if past actions are a guide, Francis will have installed a whole new cadre of radical revisionists.
10 posted on 05/20/2018 5:46:25 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Bigg Red

Sadly, as he is adding new “progessive” Cardinals, we can rest assured that Bergoglio was not the last “false shepherd”. He is ensuring that another homosexualist, abortion-tolerant, Eucharist-dismissing Cardinal follows him as Pope.

And it’s all being done for the express purpose of demoralizing the truly faithful, and undermining the Church’s authority.

Bergoglio is not a “false shepherd” . He is an anti-Pope at best, but I wonder if he is something even far worse.


11 posted on 05/20/2018 6:19:16 PM PDT by risen_feenix
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To: ebb tide

You should not simply post whole articles here at FR. You should post an excerpt, and link back to the source so the original writer gets the credit she deserves.

https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2018/05/20/pope-francis-to-create-14-new-cardinals-on-june-29/


12 posted on 05/20/2018 6:24:14 PM PDT by risen_feenix
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To: ebb tide

He wants to ensure that his successor will be like him.


13 posted on 05/20/2018 6:26:42 PM PDT by Architect of Avalon
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To: risen_feenix

Yes, very sad, but I pray for the Church every day, and I know the Holy Spirit will prevail.


15 posted on 05/20/2018 7:08:29 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Francis is a Nincompope.)
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To: pepsi_junkie

As I keep trying to tell all yinz, the FIXXXXXX is in.

Pretty soon he is going to make his move, purging and silencing opponents. And throwing verbose Dubias at him is not going to stop it.


16 posted on 05/21/2018 8:39:23 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Pretty soon he is going to make his move, purging and silencing opponents. And throwing verbose Dubias at him is not going to stop it.

I think you’re right.

But it is during the worst difficulties that we grow strongest.

God is with us!

:-)

17 posted on 05/21/2018 8:49:19 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the SEALs of Extortion 17 - and God Bless The United States of America.)
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To: ebb tide
That’s well above the traditional ceiling of 120 electors established under Blessed Pope Paul VI.

However five current Cardinals turn eighty over the course of the next year so it will remain around 120.

18 posted on 05/21/2018 8:52:52 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Nor online petitions either. Nor calls and letters to cardinals and bishops who are not our own! These things make us look ignorant or foolish. Communicate properly with the hierarchy or not at all.


19 posted on 05/21/2018 9:05:30 PM PDT by Marchmain (good night)
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