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15 new cardinals created by Pope Benedict

VATICAN CITY, MAR 24, 2006 (VIS) - Following are the names of the 15 new cardinals created by Pope Benedict XVI in this morning's consistory as well as the titular or diaconate churches he assigned to them:

- Cardinal William Joseph Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: diaconate of St. Mary in Domnica.

- Cardinal Franc Rode C.M., prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life: diaconate of St. Francis Xavier at Garbatella.

- Cardinal Agostino Vallini, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura: diaconate of St. Peter Damian ai Monti di San Paolo.

- Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savin, archbishop of Caracas, Venezuela: title of St. Mary ai Monti.

- Cardinal Gaudencio B. Rosales, archbishop of Manila, Philippines: title of the Most Holy Name of Mary in Via Latina.

- Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, archbishop of Bordeaux, France: title of St. Augustine.

- Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera, archbishop of Toledo, Spain: title of St. Pancras.

- Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jinsuk, archbishop of Seoul, Korea: title of Mary Immaculate of Lourdes at Boccea.

- Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley O.F.M. Cap., archbishop of Boston, U.S.A.: title of St. Mary della Vittoria.

- Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz archbishop of Krakow, Poland: title of St. Mary del Popolo.

- Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, archbishop of Bologna, Italy: title of St. John the Baptist of the Florentines.

- Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun S.D.B., bishop of Hong Kong, China: title of St. Mary Mother of the Redeemer at Tor Bella Monaca.

- Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, archpriest of the Basilica of St. Paul's Outside-the-Walls: diaconate of St. Mary in Portico.

- Cardinal Peter Poreku Dery, archbishop emeritus of Tamale, Ghana: diaconate of St. Helena fuori Porta Prenestina.

- Cardinal Albert Vanhoye S.J., formerly rector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute and secretary of the Pontifical Biblical Commission: diaconate of St. Mary of Mercy and St. Adrian at Villa Albani.


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