Red Hats… Black History – Because He Can, The Pope Packs His “Senate”

First it was coming, then it wasn’t….

But, finally, it’s here – finally, in more ways than one.

At the close of today’s noontime Angelus, the Pope announced his seventh intake of new cardinals – 13 in all; nine younger than 80 and thus eligible to enter a Conclave – who’ll receive the red hat and cruciform ring on Saturday, 28 November, the eve of the First Sunday of Advent.

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A Reminder that Fornication is a Serious Sin that Can Exclude Us From Heaven

The epistle from Monday’s daily Mass (30th Week of the Year) contains an admonition against unchastity. This grave warning is essential in times like these, when many call good or “no big deal” what God calls sinful. This is especially true in the realm of sexuality; entire sectors of society not only tolerate but even celebrate sexual practices that Scripture calls gravely sinful and that will lead to Hell if not repented of

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Pope Names Archbishop Advincula a Cardinal

Pope Francis has appointed Filipino Archbishop Jose Advincula a Cardinal.

The pope made the announcement during his Sunday Angelus in the Vatican and said the new cardinals would be elevated at a consistory on Nov. 28.

Advincula becomes the ninth Filipino cardinal, following cardinals Orlando Quevedo, Luis Antonio Tagle, Gaudencio Rosales, Jose Sanchez, Ricardo Vidal, Jaime Sin, Julio Rosales and Rufino Santos.

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Archbishop Gregory Named Cardinal by Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Oct. 25, 2020, named Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory as one of 13 new cardinals, to be elevated at a Nov. 28 consistory at the Vatican.

Archbishop Gregory, installed as Washington’s archbishop in May 2019, will become the first African American to be elevated to the College of Cardinals.

In a statement, Archbishop Gregory said, “With a very grateful and humble heart, I thank Pope Francis for this appointment which will allow me to work more closely with him in caring for Christ’s Church.”

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