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The new pope is elected by cardinals under the age of 80. Here is a breakdown by region and country of the cardinal electors expected to attend the conclave, followed by a list of the 117 electors and of the 66 cardinals aged 80 and over.

CARDINAL ELECTORS BY COUNTRY:

Note that Pope John Paul II has kept secret -- or "in pectore," in the chest -- the name of one of the cardinals he nominated.

EUROPE, 58

Italy, 20

Germany, 6

Spain, 6

France, 5

Poland, 3

Britain, 2

Hungary, 2

Portugal, 2

Ukraine, 2

Austria,1

Belgium, 1

Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1

Crotia, 1

Czech Republic, 1

Ireland, 1

Latvia, 1

Lithuania, 1

Netherlands, 1

Switzerland, 1

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, 21

Brazil, 4

Mexico, 4

Colombia, 3

Chile, 2

Argentina, 1

Bolivia, 1

Dominican Republic, 1

Cuba, 1

Guatemala, 1

Honduras, 1

Nicaragua, 1

Peru, 1

NORTH AMERICA, 14

United States, 11

Canada, 3

AFRICA, 11

Nigeria, 2

Cameroon, 1

Democratic Republic of Congo, 1

Ghana, 1

Ivory Coast, 1

Madagascar, 1

South Africa, 1

Sudan, 1

Tanzania, 1

Uganda, 1

ASIA, 11

India, 3

Japan, 2

Philippines, 2

Indonesia, 1

Syria, 1

Thailand, 1

Vietnam, 1

AUSTRALIA, 2

Australia, 1

New Zealand, 1

TOTAL: 117 cardinals from 52 countries

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CARDINAL ELECTORS (name, age, nationality)

EUROPE

Francisco Alvarez Martinez, 79, Spain

Carlos Amigo Vallejo, 70, Spain

Ennio Antonelli, 68, Italy

Audrys Juozas Backis, 68, Lithuania

Philippe Xavier Ignace Barbarin, 54, France

Tarcisio Bertone, 70, Italy

Giacomo Biffi, 76, Italy

Josip Bozanic, 56, Croatia

Agostino Cacciavillan, 78, Italy

Ricardo Maria Carles Gordo, 78, Spain

Marco Ce, 79, Italy

Desmond Connell, 79, Ireland

Godfried Danneels, 71, Belgium

Salvatore De Giorgi, 74, Italy

Peter Erdo, 52, Hungary

Michele Giordano, 74, Italy

Jozef Glemp, 75, Poland

Zenon Grocholewski, 65, Poland

Julian Herranz Casado, 75, Spain

Lubomyr Husar, 72, Ukraine

Marian Jaworski, 78, Ukraine

Walter Kasper, 72, Germany

Karl Lehmann, 68, Germany

Jean-Marie Lustiger, 78, France

Franciszek Macharski, 77, Poland

Francesco Marchisano, 75, Italy

Eduardo Martinez Somalo, 78, Spain

Carlo Maria Martini, 78, Italy

Renato Raffaele Martino, 72, Italy

Joachim Meisner, 71, Germany

Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, 72, Britain

Attilio Nicora, 68, Italy

Keith Michael Patrick O'Brien, 67, Ireland

Bernard Panafieu, 74, France

Laszlo Paskai, 77, Hungary

Severino Poletto, 72, Italy

Jose da Cruz Policarpo, 69, Portugal

Mario Francesco Pompedda, 75, Italy

Paul Poupard, 74, France

Janis Pujats, 74, Latvia

Vinko Puljic, 59, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Joseph Ratzinger, 77, Germany

Giovanni Battista Re, 71, Italy

Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, 68, Spain

Camillo Ruini, 74, Italy

Jose Saraiva Martins, 73, Portugal

Cristoph Schonborn, 60, Austria

Henri Schwery, 72, Switzerland

Angelo Scola, 63, Italy

Sergio Sebastiani, 73, Italy

Crescenzio Sepe, 61, Italy

Adrianus Johannes Simonis, 73, Netherlands

Angelo Sodano, 77, Italy

Georg Maximilian Sterzinsky, 69, Germany

Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran, 61, France

Dionigi Tettamanzi, 71, Italy

Vlk Miloslav, 72, Czech Republic

Friedrich Wetter, 77, Germany

SOUTH AMERICA

Geraldo Majella Agnelo, 71, Brazil

Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 68, Argentina

Dario Castrillon Hoyos, 75, Colombia

Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, 61, Peru

Francisco Javier Errazuriz Ossa, 71, Chile

Jose Freire Falcao, 79, Brazil

Claudio Hummes, 70, Brazil

Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez, 68, Dominican Republic

Alfonso Lopez Trujillo, 69, Colombia

Javier Lozano Barragan, 72, Mexico

Jorge Arturo Medina Estevez, 78, Chile

Miguel Obando Bravo, 79, Nicaragua

Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, 68, Cuba

Rodolfo Quezada Toruno, 73, Guatemala

Norberto Rivera Carrera, 62, Mexico

Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga, 62, Honduras

Pedro Rubiano Saenz, 72, Colombia

Juan Sandoval Iniguez, 72, Mexico

Eusebio Oscar Scheid, 72, Brazil

Adolfo Antonio Suarez Rivera, 78, Mexico

Julio Terrazas Sandoval, 69, Bolivia

NORTH AMERICA

Aloysius Matthew Ambrozic, 75, Canada

William Wakefield Baum, 78, Washington (former archbishop)

Edward Michael Egan, 73, New York

Francis Eugene George, 68, Chicago

William Henry Keeler, 74, Baltimore

Bernard Francis Law, 73, Boston (former archbishop)

Roger Michael Mahony, 69, Los Angeles

Adam Joseph Maida, 75, Detroit

Theodore Edgar McCarrick, 74, Washington

Marc Ouellet, 60, Canada

Justin Francis Rigali, 69, Philadelphia

James Francis Stafford, 72, Denver (former archbishop)

Edmund Casimir Szoka, 77, Detroit (former archbishop)

Jean-Claude Turcotte, 68, Canada

AFRICA

Bernard Agre, 79, Ivory Coast

Francis Arinze, 72, Nigeria

Frederic Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, 74, Democratic Republic of Congo

Wilfrid Fox Napier, 64, South Africa

Anthony Olubunmni Okogie, 68, Nigeria

Polycarp Pengo, 60, Tanzania

Armand Gaetan Razafindratandra, 79, Madagascar

Christian Wiyghan Tumi, 74, Cameroon

Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, 56, Ghana

Emmanuel Wamala, 78, Uganda

Gabriel Zubeir Wako, 64, Sudan

ASIA

Ignace Moussa I Dauod, 74, Syria

Julius Riyadi Darmaatmadja, 70, Indonesia

Ivan Dias, 68, India

Stephen Fumio Hamao, 75, Japan

Michael Michai Kitbunchu, 76, Thailand

Jean-Baptiste Pham Minh Man, 70, Vietnam

Peter Seiichi Shirayanagi, 76, Japan

Jaime Lachica Sin, 76, Philippines

Telesphore Placidus Toppo, 65, India

Ricardo J. Vidal, 74, Philippines

Varkey Vithayathil, 77, India

AUSTRALIA

George Pell, 63, Australia

Thomas Stafford Williams, 75, New Zealand

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NON ELECTOR CARDINALS (name, age, nationality)

Gilberto Agustoni, 82, Switzerland

Fiorenzo Angelini, 88, Italy

Lorenzo Antonetti, 82, Italy

Luis Aponte Martinez, 82, Puerto Rico

Serafim Fernandes de Araujo, 80, Brazil

Paulo Evaristo Arns, 83, Brazil

Anthony Joseph Bevilacqua, 81, Philadelphia (former archbishop)

Giovanni Canestri, 86, Italy

Giuseppe Caprio, 90, Italy

Edward Idris Cassidy, 80, Australia

Rosalio Jose' Castillo Lara, 82, Venezuela

Giovanni Cheli, 86, Italy

Edward Bede Clancy, 81, Austrailia

Ernesto Corripio Ahumada, 85, Mexico

Georges Joseph Marie Martin Cottier, 82, Switzerland

Cahal Brendan Daly, 87, Ireland

Andrzej Maria Deskur, 81, Poland

Alexandre do Nascimento, 80, Angola

Avery Dulles, 86, Auburn, N.Y.

Roger Etchegaray, 82, France

Angelo Felici, 85, Italy

Carlo Furno, 83, Italy

Edouard Gagnon, 87, Canada

Bernardin Gantin, 82, Benin

Stephanos II Ghattas, 85, Egypt

Antonio Jose Gonzalez Zumarraga, 80, Ecuador

Henryk Roman Gulbinowicz, Poland

Jean Honore, 84, France

Antonio Innocenti, 89, Italy

Antonio Maria Javierre Ortas, 84, Spain

Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, 82, South Korea

Jan Chryzostom Korec, 81 Slovakia

Adam Kozlowiecki, 94, Poland

Pio Laghi, 82, Italy

Aloisio Lorscheider, 80, Brazil

D. Simon Lourdusamy, 81, India

Jean Margeot, 89, Mauritius

Paul Augustin Mayer, 93, Germany

Jorge Maria Mejia, 82, Argentina

Dino Monduzzi, 82, Italy

Stanislas Kazimiers Nagy, 83, Poland

Virgilio Noe', 83, Italy

Salvatore Pappalardo, 86, Italy

Paul Joseph Pham Dinh Tung, 85, Vietnam

Simon Ignatius Pimenta, 85, India

Silvano Piovanelli, 81, Italy

Luigi Poggi, 87, Italy

Raul Francisco Primatesta, 85, Argentina

Giovanni Saldarini, 80, Italy

Eugenio de Araujo Sales, 84, Brazil

Jose T. Sanchez, 85, Philippines

Alexandre Jose Maria dos Santos, 81, Mozambique

Leo Scheffczyk, 85, Germany

Nasrallah Pierre Sfeir, 84, Lebanon

Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, 81, Taiwan

Achille Silvestrini, 81, Italy

Tomas Spidlik, 85, Czech Republic

Alfons Maria Stickler, 94, Austria

Angel Suquia Goicoechea, 88, Spain

Kazimierz Swiatek, 90, Estonia

Pio Taofinu'u, 81, Samoa

Jozef Tomko, 81, Slovakia

Ersilio Tonini,90, Italy

Roberto Tucci, 83, Italy

Louis-Albert Vachon, 93, Canada

Johannes Willebrands, 95, Netherlands

TOTAL: 66

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