List of 17 new cardinals named by Pope Francis

October 9, 2016 11:30 AM

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VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis named 17 new cardinals Sunday representing Asia, Africa, North and South America, Europe and Oceania. Thirteen of them are under age 80 and thus eligible to vote in any conclave to elect his successor. Here they are, in the order in which Francis announced them from the steps of St. Peter's Basilica.

— Monsignor Dieudonné Nzapalainga, archbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic.

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