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Reverend John J. Large, Pastor Russell DeStefano, Parish Business Manager Theresa R. Smith, Coordinator of Religious Education Ronald R. Coles, Director of Music Donna Bartlett, Parish Secretary Edward Canterbury, SFO, Parish Sexton Chris Ciborowski, Maintenance
(Vatican Radio) Father Federico Lombardi, SJ, head of the Holy See Press Office, has published the following "notes" on the new Cardinals, whose names were announced by Pope Francis at the Angelus on Sunday:
With respect to the number of 120 electors, there were 12 places “open” in the College today or in the coming months. The Pope has slightly exceeded this number, but remained very close to it, such that it is substantially respected.