Friday, January 6, 2012

Two Angelicum Alumni nominated Cardinals by the Holy Father

Pope Benedict XVI named 22 new cardinals on Jan. 6, 2012, including two prominent Angelicum alumni: Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York [Faculty of Theology] (left) and Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, Pro Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem [Faculty of Theology] (right) – were included among the nominees. The two men are 61 and 72 years old, respectively. O'Brien has been named the 2012 Angelicum Alumni Achievement Award recipient. The award will be conferred May 12, 2012 at 6:00pm [Click here for details].

The Pope also announced a consistory for Feb. 18, 2012, at which the new cardinals will be formally elevated to their new rank.

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