Religion: New Red Hats

In a sudden but not unexpected move last week, Pope Paul VI named 30 new cardinals whom he will elevate to the office in a special consistory March 5. The new Roman Catholic princes will bring the number in the College of Cardinals to a record high of 145. Three of the new cardinals are Americans: Archbishop Luis Aponte Martinez, 50, of San Juan—the first Puerto Rican cardinal ever; Archbishop Humberto S. Medeiros, 57, of Boston; and Archbishop Timothy Manning, 63, of Los Angeles. The new appointments take up the electoral slack left in...

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