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  • Are there any psy cardinal's not born into the psy net, and can a psy/changling child be a cardinal?

    Q & A

  • For it would be hard to exaggerate the influence of this bookish Bavarian, not just on John Paul II (perhaps the most influential pope in history) but on Catholics worldwide through the cardinal's role as doctrinal overseer and enforcer of magisterial orthodoxy, and now, as the Supreme Pontiff himself.

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  • Is there really that much to get upset about when images of Jesus being mistreated dangle from every cardinal's neck and appear on every cathedral and chapel altar, and in every stained-glass window around the world, and have done so for 2,000 years?

    Letters: Images of the cross and Piss Christ

  • Thus began the cardinal's critical service to a city in need.

    Sister Mary Ann Walsh: The Church's Noblest At Ground Zero

  • Anyone who watches him closely on television can see that his handsome head is invisibly but unmistakeably crowned by a cardinal's red hat.

    James Heffernan: Could Stephen Colbert Be The Next Pope?

  • For many, though, the cardinal's career will instead be defined — and irreparably tainted — by a devastating clergy abuse scandal that unfolded on his watch, first as bishop of Stockton and then as head of nation's largest archdiocese.

    L.A. cardinal's legacy tainted by abuse crisis

  • VATICAN CITY (RNS) Two American archbishops, one serving in Rome and the other in Washington, D.C., will be granted a cardinal's red hat in a ceremony at the Vatican next month, Pope Benedict XVI announced on Wednesday (Oct. 20).

    Pope Names Two Americans Among 24 New Cardinals

  • However, the pope passed up giving a cardinal's red hat to Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, who has been the Irish church's leading advocate for Catholic openness in its child-abuse scandals.

    Pope Names 24 New Cardinals, Including 2 Americans

  • And no beautiful costumes—the delectable silk-moiré swirls of a cardinal's red cassock—or luscious photography—a pinwheel of prostrate clerics on a church floor, shot from above—can diminish the stench and stain of dark deeds in this series.

    Servants, Swords and Sad Sex

  • But the cardinal's real ambitions were for his garden.

    Art at the Scale of Landscape


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