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Encyclopedia > Cardinal electors in Papal conclave, 2005
Location of Cardinal Electors
Country Number of Electors
Italy 20
United States of America 11
Germany, Spain 9
France 5
Brazil, Mexico 4
Canada, Colombia, India, Poland 3
Chile, Hungary, Japan, Nigeria, Philippines, Portugal, Ukraine, United Kingdom 2
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam 1

The following were the cardinal electors in the 2005 papal conclave. Arranged by region (not by the linguistic groups commonly used in universal church senacles), and within each alphabetically (not the official order of precedence, which is not relevant to conclave procedure). Bosnia and Herzegovina (also variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ... Deceased Pope: John Paul II New Pope: Benedict XVI The Papal conclave of 2005 began on April 18, 2005 and ended the next day after four ballots. ...

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Europe

Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one. ...

Italy

  1. Ennio Cardinal Antonelli, Archbishop of Florence, Italy
  2. Giacomo Cardinal Biffi, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
  3. Tarcisio Cardinal Bertone, SDB, Archbishop of Genoa, Italy
  4. Agostino Cardinal Cacciavillan, President Emeritus of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See, Roman Curia
  5. Marco Cardinal Cé, Patriarch Emeritus of Venezia, Italy
  6. Salvatore Cardinal De Giorgi, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
  7. Michele Cardinal Giordano, Archbishop of Naples, Italy
  8. Francesco Cardinal Marchisano, President Emeritus of Sacred Archeology, Roman Curia
  9. Carlo Maria Cardinal Martini, SJ, Archbishop Emeritus of Milan, Italy
  10. Renato Cardinal Martino, President Emeritus of Justice and Peace, Roman Curia
  11. Attilio Cardinal Nicora, President Emeritus of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See, Roman Curia
  12. Severino Cardinal Poletto, Archbishop of Turin, Italy
  13. Mario Francesco Cardinal Pompedda, Prefect Emeritus of Apostolic Signatura, Roman Curia
  14. Giovanni Cardinal Re, Prefect Emeritus of Bishops, Roman Curia
  15. Camillo Cardinal Ruini, Auxiliary Bishop of Rome, Italy
  16. Sergio Cardinal Sebastiani, President Emeritus of Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, Roman Curia
  17. Crescenzio Cardinal Sepe, Prefect Emeritus of Evangelization of Peoples, Roman Curia
  18. Angelo Cardinal Scola, Patriarch of Venice, Italy
  19. Angelo Cardinal Sodano, Secretary Emeritus of State, Roman Curia
  20. Dionigi Cardinal Tettamanzi, Archbishop of Milan, Italy

Ennio Cardinal Antonelli (born November 18, 1936) has been the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Florence since March 2001. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Florence, also called the Archdiocese of Firenze, is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Italy. ... Giacomo Cardinal Biffi (born in Milan on June 13, 1928). ... Tarcisio Cardinal Bertone is the Archbishop of Genoa and was considered papabile following the death of Pope John Paul II. His Eminence Tarcisio Cardinal Bertone (born 2 December 1934) is Archbishop of Genoa and a Cardinal Priest in the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Salesians of Don Bosco (or the Salesian Society, originally known as the Society of St. ... Agostino Cardinal Cacciavillan (born 14 August 1926) is a Cardinal Deacon and the President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Marco Cardinal Cé (born 8 July 1925) is a Cardinal Priest and Patriarch Emeritus of Venice in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Salvatore Cardinal De Giorgi (born September 6, 1930) is the Roman Catholic archbishop of Palermo in Sicily. ... His Eminence Michele Cardinal Giordano (born September 26, 1930 in San Arcangelo, Italy) is the current archbishop of Naples, Italy, and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Cardinal Francesco Marchisano (born June 25, 1929) is an Italian Cardinal who has worked in the Roman Curia since 1956. ... Carlo Maria Cardinal Martini SJ (born 15 February 1927), Italian clergyman, was Roman Catholic Archbishop of Milan from January 1980 to July 2002 and has been a Cardinal since February 1983. ... His Eminance Renato Raffaele Cardinal Martino (born 23 November 1932) is a Cardinal Deacon and President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Attilio Cardinal Nicora (born 1937) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and President Emeritus of Adminstration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See. ... His Eminence Severino Cardinal Poletto (born 18 March 1933) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Turin in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Mario Francesco Cardinal Pompedda (born 1929) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and former Prefect of Apostolic Signatura for the Roman Curia. ... Giovanni Battista Cardinal Re serves as the leader of the Congregation for Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Cardinal Camillo Ruini Camillo Cardinal Ruini, born February 19, 1931 in Sassuolo, Italy, is a Roman Catholic Cardinal Priest. ... Sergio Cardinal Sebastiani (born April 11, 1931) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the most recent President of Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See. ... His Eminence Crescenzio Cardinal Sepe (born June 2, 1943) is an Italian Cardinal and Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. ... Angelo Cardinal Scola is the Patriarch of Venice. ... Among the Patriarchates in the West, the Pope, as Bishop of Rome is the only truly independent Patriarch. ... Cardinal Sodano with Condoleezza Rice Angelo Cardinal Sodano (born 23 November 1927) is the Cardinal Secretary of State, first appointed by Pope John Paul II and then reappointed by Pope Benedict XVI. In April 2005 he succeeded Benedict as Dean of the College of Cardinals. ... Dionigi Cardinal Tettamanzi is Archbishop of Milan. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milan is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Italy. ...

Other European

  1. Francisco Cardinal Álvarez Martínez, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
  2. Carlos Cardinal Amigo Vallejo, OFM, Archbishop of Seville, Spain
  3. Audrys Juozas Cardinal Bačkis, Archbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
  4. Philippe Cardinal Barbarin, Archbishop of Lyon-Vienne, France
  5. Josip Cardinal Bozanić, Archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
  6. Ricardo Cardinal Carles Gordó, Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
  7. Desmond Cardinal Connell, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
  8. José Cardinal da Cruz Policarpo, Patriarch of Lisbon, Portugal
  9. Godfried Cardinal Danneels, Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels, Belgium
  10. Péter Cardinal Erdő, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
  11. Józef Cardinal Glemp, Archbishop of Warsaw, Poland
  12. Zenon Cardinal Grocholewski, Prefect Emeritus of Catholic Education (for Seminaries and Institutes of Study), Roman Curia
  13. Julián Cardinal Herranz Casado, President Emeritus of Interpretation of Legislative Texts, Roman Curia
  14. Lubomyr Cardinal Husar, Ukrainian Rite Archbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
  15. Marian Cardinal Jaworski, Latin Rite Archbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
  16. Walter Cardinal Kasper, President Emeritus of Promoting Christian Unity, Roman Curia
  17. Karl Cardinal Lehmann, Bishop of Mainz, Germany
  18. Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
  19. Franciszek Cardinal Macharski, Archbishop of Kraków, Poland
  20. Eduardo Cardinal Martínez Somalo, Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber, Roman Curia
  21. Joachim Cardinal Meisner, Archbishop of Cologne, Germany
  22. Cormac Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor, Archbishop of Westminster, England, United Kingdom
  23. Keith Michael Patrick Cardinal O'Brien, Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  24. Bernard Cardinal Panafieu, Archbishop of Marseille, France
  25. László Cardinal Paskai, OFM, Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
  26. Paul Cardinal Poupard, President Emeritus of Culture, Roman Curia
  27. Janis Cardinal Pujats, Archbishop of Riga, Latvia
  28. Vinko Cardinal Puljić, Archbishop of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  29. Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect Emeritus of Doctrine of the Faith, Roman Curia (was elected Pope and chose the name Benedict XVI)
  30. Antonio María Cardinal Rouco Varela, Archbishop of Madrid, Spain
  31. José Cardinal Saraiva Martins, CMF, Prefect Emeritus of Causes of Saints, Roman Curia
  32. Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, OP, Archbishop of Vienna, Austria
  33. Henri Cardinal Schwery, Archbishop Emeritus of Sitten, Switzerland
  34. Adrianus Cardinal Simonis, Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
  35. Georg Cardinal Sterzinsky, Archbishop of Berlin, Germany
  36. Jean-Louis Cardinal Tauran, Archivist of Vatican Secret Archives, Roman Curia
  37. Miloslav Cardinal Vlk, Archbishop of Prague, Czech Republic
  38. Friedrich Cardinal Wetter, Archbishop of Munich, Germany

His Eminence Francisco Cardinal Álvarez Martínez (born July 14, 1925 in Santa Eulalia de Ferroñes Llanera, Spain) is the former archbishop of the Spanish see of Toledo and a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Carlos Cardinal Amigo Vallejo (born 23 August 1934) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Seville in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Audrys Juozas Cardinal Bačkis (born February 1, 1937 in Kaunas, Lithuania) is the current archbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania, and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Philippe Barbarin Philippe Xavier Christian Ignace Marie Barbarin (born October 17, 1950 in Rabat, Morocco) is the current archbishop of Lyon, France, and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. ... Josip Bozanić (born 20 March 1949) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Zagreb in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Ricardo María Cardinal Carles Gordó (born 24 September 1926) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Desmond Cardinal Connell is a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church, and formerly Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland. ... José da Cruz Policarpo José da Cruz Cardinal Policarpo, Patriarch of Lisbon, Portugal, was born on 26 February 1936 in Alvorninha, Portugal. ... The Patriarch of Lisbon is one of the few western Patriarchs in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Godfried Cardinal Danneels (born June 4, 1933) is the archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels and the chairman of the Belgian episcopal conference. ... MECHELEN-BRUSSEL is the Dutch name of the only archbishopric in Belgium, and the ecclesiastical province that coincides whith the country. ... Péter Cardinal ErdÅ‘s Coat of Arms His Eminence Péter Cardinal ErdÅ‘ (born June 25, 1952 in Budapest) is the archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Primate of Hungary and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... This Hungarian archdiocese is rare (not unique, compare Belgiums primas Mechelen-Brussels) in the sense that it represents two Hungarian cities, Esztergom and the national capital Budapest. ... Józef Cardinal Glemp (born 28 December 1929) is the Archbishop of Warsaw and Primate of Poland and Ordinary for the faithful of the Oriental Rite residing in Poland. ... His Eminence Zenon Cardinal Grocholewski (born October 11, 1939 in Bródki, Poland) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Julián Cardinal Herranz Casado (born March 31, 1930) is a Roman Catholic cardinal and President Emeritus of Interpretation of Legislative Texts for the Roman Curia. ... His Eminence Lubomyr Cardinal Husar (born 26 February 1933) is a Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church, Major Archbishop of Lvov of the Ukrainians, and is the primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the second largest church of the Catholic Communion. ... His Eminence Marian Cardinal Jaworski (born 21 August 1926) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Lviv of the Latins in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Walter Cardinal Kasper (born March 5, 1933) is a Cardinal Deacon and President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Karl Cardinal Lehmann (born May 16, 1936 in Sigmaringen) is a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Mainz and chairman of the Congregation of the German Bishops (German: Deutsche Bischofskonferenz). ... Between 780/82 AD and 1802 AD the Archbishop of Mainz, was an influential ecclesiastic and secular prince of the middle ages. ... Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger His Eminence Jean-Marie Lustiger (French pronunciation: ) (born September 17, 1926), French clergyman, was archbishop of Paris from January 1981 to February 2005, and has been a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church since February 1983. ... The archbishop of Paris is one of twenty-three archbishops in France. ... Franciszek Cardinal Macharski His Eminence Franciszek Cardinal Macharski (born May 20, 1927 in Krakow, Poland) was the archbishop of Krakow, Poland, (since 29 December 1978 - becoming the successor of Karol Wojtyła to the chair of St. ... The diocese of Kraków was created in 1000 and was made the archdiocese of Kraków on October 28, 1925. ... His Eminence Eduardo Cardinal Martínez Somalo (born March 31, 1927) is a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Joachim Cardinal Meisner (born 25 December 1933) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Cologne in the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Archbishopric of Cologne was one of the major ecclesiastical principalities of the Holy Roman Empire. ... Cormac Cardinal Murphy-OConnor (born 24 August 1932 in Reading, Berkshire) is a bishop of the Catholic Church. ... The standard of the Archbishop of Westminster The Archbishop of Westminster heads the Catholic Archdiocese of Westminster, England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my [birth]right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked... Cardinal OBrien in St. ... The Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh is the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh. ... Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Bernard Panafieu (born January 26, 1931 in Châtellerault;  pronunciation?) is a French clergyman. ... László Cardinal Paskais Coat of Arms His Eminence László Cardinal Paskai (born May 8, 1927 in Szeged, Hungary) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the former archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest. ... Paul Joseph Jean Cardinal Poupard (born 1930) is a Roman Catholic cardinal and President of the Pontifical Council for Culture at the Vatican. ... Jānis Cardinal Pujāts (born 14 November 1930) is the Archbishop of Riga, Latvia. ... Vinko Puljić (born 8 September, 1945) is a Cardinal Priest of the Roman Catholic Church in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: ), born Joseph Alois Ratzinger (born April 16, 1927) is the 265th and reigning Pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, and sovereign of Vatican City State. ... His Eminence Antonio María Cardinal Rouco Varela (born 24 August 1936) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Madrid in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence José Cardinal Saraiva Martins (born 6 January 1932) is a Cardinal Deacon and Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Christoph Cardinal Schönborn Christoph Cardinal Schönborn OP (who would have been Count Christoph Maria Michael Hugo Damian Peter Adalbert von Schönborn if Austrian law on nobility were not in place), born on January 22, 1945 at Skalken castle west of Leitmeritz, in Bohemia, which is now in... Laudare, Benedicere, Praedicare Saint Dominic de Guzman saw the need for a new type of organization to address the needs of his time, one that would bring the dedication and systematic education of the older monastic orders to bear on the religious problems of the burgeoning population of cities, but... The Archbishop of Vienna is the metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Vienna, which includes the dioceses of Eisenstadt, Linz and St. ... Henri Cardinal Schwery (born 14 June 1932) is a Cardinal and Archbishop Emeritus of Sion, Switzerland. ... Adrianus (Ad) Johannes Cardinal Simonis (Lisse November 26, 1931) is a Dutch clergyman. ... The origin of the Diocese dates back to 695 when St. ... Georg Cardinal Sterzinsky (born 1936) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop of Berlin. ... Jean-Louis Tauran His Eminence Jean-Louis Cardinal Tauran (born 3 April 1943) is a Cardinal Deacon and the Archivist and Librarian of the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Cardinal Vlk His Eminence Miloslav Cardinal Vlk (born May 17, 1932) is the head of the Czech Catholic Church, the archbishop of Prague, and was considered a papabile (i. ... His Eminence Friedrich Cardinal Wetter (born February 20, 1928 in Landau, Germany) is the current archbishop of Munich, Germany, and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising — known in the German language as Erzbistum München und Freising and in Latin as Archidioecesis Monacensis et Frisingensis — is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Bavaria, Germany. ...

Americas

U.S./Canada

  1. Aloysius Cardinal Ambrozic, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  2. William Cardinal Baum, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of Apostolic Penitentiary, Roman Curia
  3. Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York, New York, United States
  4. Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, United States
  5. William Cardinal Keeler, Archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  6. Bernard Cardinal Law, Archbishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  7. Roger Cardinal Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles, California, United States
  8. Adam Cardinal Maida, Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan, United States
  9. Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  10. Marc Cardinal Ouellet, PSS, Archbishop of Québec, Québec, Canada
  11. Justin Cardinal Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  12. James Francis Cardinal Stafford, Major Penitentiary of Apostolic Penitentiary, Roman Curia
  13. Edmund Cardinal Szoka, Governor of the State of the Vatican City, Roman Curia
  14. Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte, Archbishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada

Aloysius Matthew Cardinal Ambrozic (born January 27, 1930) is a Roman Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Toronto. ... This is a list of the Roman Catholic Archbishops of Toronto. ... William Wakefield Cardinal Baum (born November 21, 1926 in Dallas, Texas) is the senior living Roman Catholic Cardinal from the United States and was the senior Cardinal Priest to participate in the 2005 Papal conclave. ... His Eminence Edward Michael Cardinal Egan (born April 2, 1932 in Oak Park, Illinois) is a bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. ... St. ... Cardinal George is the current Archbishop of Chicago. ... Seal of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, a religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. ... William Henry Cardinal Keeler (born March 4, 1931) has been the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Baltimore since 1989 and a Cardinal since 1994. ... As of 2005, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore covers the City of Baltimore as well as Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, and Washington counties, Maryland. ... Bernard Cardinal Law Bernard Francis Cardinal Law (born November 4, 1931 in Torreon, Mexico) is a Roman Catholic cardinal and is the archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Cardinal Priest of the Titulus S. Susannae and a member of the Roman Curia that governs the Universal Church. ... His Eminence Roger Cardinal Mahony Roger Michael Cardinal Mahony (b. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles covers the City of Los Angeles as well as Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, California. ... His Eminence Adam Joseph Cardinal Maida (born March 18, 1930) is the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan. ... As of 2005, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit covers the City of Detroit as well as Lapeer, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. ... Theodore Edgar McCarrick (b. ... Cardinal Ouellet His Eminence Marc Cardinal Ouellet (born June 8, 1944) is a Roman Catholic cardinal, Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada. ... The Society of Saint-Sulpice is a Catholic religious society of diocesan priests, released by their bishops to live in community for the purpose of the education of priests. ... The Diocese of Quebec is the oldest Catholic see in the New World north of Mexico. ... Justin Francis Cardinal Rigali, (born April 19, 1935), is an archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. ... As of 2003, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia covers the City and County of Philadelphia as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania. ... James Francis Cardinal Stafford (born July 26, 1932 in Baltimore, Maryland) is one of the highest ranking members of the Roman Curia from the United States, and incidentally the second American to serve as Major Penitentiary in recent years. ... His Eminence Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka, (born September 14, 1927) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Archbishop of Montréal, Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte. ... This is a list of the bishops of the Roman Catholic diocese of Montreal. ...

Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

  1. Nicolás de Jesús Cardinal López Rodríguez, Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  2. Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo, SDB, Archbishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
  3. Jaime Cardinal Ortega y Alamino, Archbishop of Havana, Cuba
  4. Rodolfo Cardinal Quezada Toruño, Archbishop of Guatemala City, Guatemala
  5. Norberto Cardinal Rivera Carrera, Archbishop of Mexico City, Mexico
  6. Oscar Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, SDB, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  7. Juan Cardinal Sandoval Íñiguez, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  8. Adolfo Antonio Cardinal Suárez Rivera, Archbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico (absent)

His Eminence Nicolás de Jesús Cardinal López Rodríguez (born October 31, 1936 in Barranca, Dominican Republic) is the current archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo (born February 2, 1926) was the Archbishop of Managua from 1985 till his resignation on March 12, 2005. ... Jaime Lucas Cardinal Ortega y Alamino (born October 18, 1938) is the Archbishop of San Cristóbal de la Havana. ... His Eminence Rodolfo Cardinal Quezada Toruño (born March 8, 1932 in Guatemala City) is the current archbishop of Guatemala City and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Norberto Cardinal Rivera Carrera (born Norberto Rivera Carrera on 6 June 1942) is a Mexican cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the current Archbishop Primate of Mexico. ... Óscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B., (born December 29, 1942) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and that churchs Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. ... His Eminence Juan Sandoval Íñiguez (born March 28, 1933 in Yahualica de González Gallo, Jalisco, Mexico) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Adolfo Antonio Cardinal Suárez Rivera (born 9 January 1927) is a Cardinal Priest in the Roman Catholic Church and currently holds the rank of Archbishop Emeritus of Monterrey in that Church. ...

South America

  1. Geraldo Majella Cardinal Agnelo, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
  2. Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio, SJ, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  3. Darío Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos, Prefect Emeritus of Clergy, Roman Curia
  4. Juan Cardinal Cipriani Thorne, Archbishop of Lima, Peru
  5. Francisco Javier Cardinal Errázuriz Ossa, Schönstatt, Archbishop of Santiago, Chile
  6. José Cardinal Freire Falcão, Archbishop Emeritus of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
  7. Cláudio Cardinal Hummes, OFM, Archbishop of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  8. Alfonso Cardinal López Trujillo, President Emeritus of Family, Roman Curia
  9. Javier Cardinal Lozano Barragán, President Emeritus of Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, Roman Curia
  10. Jorge Cardinal Medina Estévez, Senior Cardinal Deacon of the College of Cardinals, Prefect Emeritus of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
  11. Pedro Cardinal Rubiano Sáenz, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
  12. Eusébio Cardinal Scheid, SCI, Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  13. Julio Cardinal Terrazas Sandoval, C.SS.R, Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Cardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, and Primate of Brazil, was born on October 19, 1933 in Juiz de Fora, Brazil. ... Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio is a Jesuit priest and Archbishop of Buenos Aires in Argentina. ... Coat of arms of Castrillón Hoyos, as depicted on the facade of SS. Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano. His Eminence Darío Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos (born 4 July 1929) is a Cardinal Deacon and Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Juan Luis Cardinal Cipriani Thorne (born 28 December 1943) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Lima in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Francisco Javier Cardinal Errázuriz Ossa (born 5 September 1933) is a Cardinal Priest and the Archbishop of Santiago, Chile in the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Schoenstatt Movement was founded in 1914 by Father Joseph Kentenich as a means of spiritual renewal in the Catholic Church. ... His Eminence José Cardinal Freire Falcão (born October 23, 1925 in Ereré, Brazil) is the former archbishop of Brasília, Brazil, and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Cláudio Cardinal Hummes is the Archbishop of São Paulo, Brazil. ... His Eminence Alfonso Cardinal López Trujillo (born 8 November 1935) is a Cardinal Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church and president of the Pontifical Council for the Family. ... His Eminence Javier Cardinal Lozano Barragán (born 26 January 1933) is a Cardinal Deacon and President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Jorge Arturo Cardinal Medina Estévez (born December 23, 1926) is a retired cardinal from Santiago, Chile. ... His Eminence Pedro Cardinal Rubiano Sáenz (born September 13, 1932) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Bogotá in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Eusébio Oscar Cardinal Scheid, S.J.C. (born 8 December 1932) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro. ... His Eminence Julio Cardinal Terrazas Sandoval (born March 7, 1936) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Santa Cruz, Bolivia in the Roman Catholic Church. ...

Africa

  1. Bernard Cardinal Agré, Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
  2. Francis Cardinal Arinze, Prefect Emeritus of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
  3. Frédéric Cardinal Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, CICM, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Dem. Rep. of the Congo
  4. Wilfrid Fox Cardinal Napier, OFM, Archbishop of Durban, South Africa
  5. Anthony Olubumni Cardinal Okogie, Archbishop of Lagos, Nigeria
  6. Polycarp Cardinal Pengo, Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
  7. Armand Cardinal Razafindratandra, Archbishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
  8. Christian Cardinal Tumi, Archbishop of Douala, Cameroon
  9. Peter Cardinal Turkson, Archbishop of Cape Coast, Ghana
  10. Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala, Archbishop of Kampala, Uganda
  11. Gabriel Cardinal Zubeir Wako, Archbishop of Khartoum, Sudan

A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia. ... His Eminence Bernard Cardinal Agré (born March 2, 1926 in Monga, Côte dIvoire) is the current archbishop of Abidjan, Côte dIvoire, and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Francis Cardinal Arinze Francis Cardinal Arinze (born November 1, 1932) is the Cardinal Bishop of Velletri-Segni in the Roman Catholic Church and has been the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in the Roman Curia under popes John Paul II and Benedict... The Roman Curia (sometimes, if inaccurately, called the Vatican) is the administrative apparatus of the Holy See, coordinating and providing the necessary organisation for the correct functioning of the Catholic Church and the achievement of its goals. ... His Eminence Frédéric Cardinal Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, C.I.C.M. (born December 3, 1930) is the Archbishop of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. ... The Congregatio Immaculati Cordis Mariae (Latin), or the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary; (French: La Congrégation du Coeur Immaculé de Marie; Flemish: Congregatie van het Onbevlekte Hart van Maria) also known as the Scheut fathers or Scheutists is a Belgian Roman Catholic missionary congregation established in 1862... Wilfrid Fox Cardinal Napier (born 1941) is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop of Durban, South Africa. ... The Order of Friars Minor and other Franciscan movements are disciples of Saint Francis of Assisi. ... His Eminence Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie (born 16 June 1936) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Lagos in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Polycarp Cardinal Pengo (born August 5, 1944) is the Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. ... His Eminence Armand Gaétan Cardinal Razafindratandra (born 7 August 1925) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Christian Wiyghan Cardinal Tumi (born 15 October 1930) is a Cardinal Priest and the Archbishop of Douala in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Peter Cardinal Kodwo Appiah Turkson (born October 11, 1948) is the Archbishop of Cape Coast and Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala (born December 15, 1926 in Kamaggwa, Uganda) is the current archbishop of Kampala, Uganda, and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Gabriel Cardinal Zubeir Wako (born February 27, 1939) is the Archbishop of Khartoum, Sudan. ...

Asia, including the Middle East

  1. Ignace Cardinal Daoud, Prefect Emeritus of Oriental Churches, Roman Curia
  2. Julius Riyadi Cardinal Darmaatmadja, SJ, Archbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia
  3. Ivan Cardinal Dias, Archbishop of Bombay, India
  4. Stephen Cardinal Hamao, President Emeritus of Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples, Roman Curia
  5. Michael Cardinal Kitbunchu, Archbishop of Bangkok, Thailand
  6. Jean-Baptiste Cardinal Pham Minh Mân, Archbishop of Hô Chí Minh City, Viêt Nam
  7. Peter Cardinal Shirayanagi, Archbishop Emeritus of Tokyo, Japan
  8. Jaime Cardinal Sin, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila, Philippines (absent- His Eminence was unable to attend due to his poor health- he died the same year)
  9. Telesphore Cardinal Toppo, Archbishop of Ranchi, India
  10. Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines
  11. Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil, C.SS.R., Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly, India

Asia is the largest and most populous region or continent depending on the definition. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... His Eminence Ignace Moussa I Cardinal Daoud (born 18 September 1930) is a Cardinal Bishop and Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Julius Riyadi Cardinal Darmaatmadja, S.J. (born December 20, 1934 in Muntilan, Indonesia) is the current archbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia, and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Society of Jesus (Societas Iesu (S.I. or S.J.) in Latin) is a Christian religious order of the Roman Catholic Church in direct service to the Pope. ... Ivan Cardinal Dias is the Archbishop of Bombay in Mumbai, India. ... Stephen Fumio Hamao (浜尾 ステファノ 文郎, born 9 March 1930) is a Japanese Cardinal Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church and the President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People. ... His Eminence Michael Michai Cardinal Kitbunchu (Thai: ไมเกิ้ล มีชัย กิจบุญชู, born January 25, 1929) is the archbishop of the (Roman-Catholic) Archdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand since 1973. ... Assumption Cathedral, Bangkok The (Roman Catholic) Archdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand (Archidioecesis Bangkokensis, อัครสังฆมณฑลกรุงเทพฯ) dates back to 1662, when the Vicariate Apostolic of Siam of created. ... His Eminence Jean-Baptiste Cardinal Phạm Minh Mẫn (born December 31, 1934) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Motto: Độc lập, tá»± do, hạnh phúc (Vietnamese: Independence, Liberty, Happiness) Anthem: Tiến Quân Ca Capital Hanoi 21°2′ N 105°51′ E Largest city Ho Chi Minh City Official languages Vietnamese Government President Prime Minister Communist single-party state Tran Duc Luong Phan Van... His Eminence Peter Seiichi Cardinal Shirayanagi (白柳誠一, born 17 June 1928) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop Emeritus of Tokyo in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Jaime Cardinal Sin, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines (1974-2005) Jaime Cardinal Sin, also Jaime Lachica Sin (August 31, 1928–June 21, 2005) (Chinese name: 辛海梅; 辛海棉), was an archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila is a particular church or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. ... His Eminence Telesphore Placidus Cardinal Toppo (born 15 October 1939) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Ranchi in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines [[His Excellency Ricardo Jamin Cardinal Vidal (born 6 February 1931) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Cebu in the Roman Catholic Church. ... His Eminence Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil (born 29 May 1927) is a Cardinal Priest and the Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly for Syro-Malabars in India in the Roman Catholic Church. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this list may require cleanup. ...

Oceania

  1. George Cardinal Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia
  2. Thomas Cardinal Williams, Archbishop Emeritus of Wellington, New Zealand
  • possibly not listed, and certainly not in attendance, any cardinal in pettore, as presumedly at least one from China
Papal conclave, 2005

Cardinal electors | Cardinals over age of 80 | Papabili | Speculation
Pope John Paul II | Pope Benedict XVI | Prophecy of the Popes World map showing Oceania (geographically) Oceania is a geographical (often geopolitical) region consisting of numerous countries and territories—mostly islands—in the Pacific Ocean. ... His Eminence George Cardinal Pell AC (born 8 June 1941), Australian clergyman, has been the Roman Catholic archbishop of Sydney since March 2001 and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church since October 2003. ... His Eminence Thomas Stafford Cardinal Williams ONZ (born 20 March 1930 in Wellington) is a Cardinal and the Emeritus (retired) Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand. ... Deceased Pope: John Paul II New Pope: Benedict XVI The Papal conclave of 2005 began on April 18, 2005 and ended the next day after four ballots. ... The sede vacante coat of arms. ... This is a list of Roman Catholic Cardinals over the age of 80 as of the death of Pope John Paul II on April 2, 2005. ... A number of men had been named as potential successors (papabili) to Pope John Paul II, who passed away on April 2, 2005, before the 2005 conclave. ... The text below featured in the Papal conclave, 2005 article prior to the election of Pope Benedict XVI. It reflects the contemporary views of, and up to, 19 April 2005. ... Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), born Karol Józef Wojtyła (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as pope of the Roman Catholic Church for almost 27 years, from October 16, 1978 until his death, making his the second-longest pontificate. ... Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: ), born Joseph Alois Ratzinger (born April 16, 1927) is the 265th and reigning Pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, and sovereign of Vatican City State. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ...


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According to tradition and declaration of Camerlengo Eduardo Cardinal Martínez Somalo, Benedict XVI is the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches (another accounting of papal history that includes the uncrowned and uninstalled Pope Stephen II reckons him the 266th pope).
Although there were 183 cardinals in all, cardinals over the age of 80 at the time the papacy fell vacant were ineligible to vote in the conclave according to rules enacted by Pope Paul VI in 1971 and modified slightly in 1996 by John Paul II.
Two cardinals were striking by their different attire in the sea of red and white: cardinals Daoud of the Syrian Catholic Church and Husar of the Ukrainian Catholic Church.
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In 1970, Paul VI decreed that cardinals over the age of eighty were ineligible to be part of the electorate, and also increased the limit on the number of cardinal electors to 120.
A Cardinal who is considered to be a prospect for the papacy is referred to informally as being papabile (plural noun: papabili), the term being coined by Vatican watchers in the mid-twentieth century.
Cardinal electors may not correspond or converse with anyone outside the conclave, by post, radio, telephone or otherwise.
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