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  • 1 Cardinal (Catholicism) — A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official, usually a bishop, of the Catholic Church. They are collectively known as the College of Cardinals, which as a body elects a new pope. The duties of the cardinals include attending the meetings of… …

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  • 2 cardinal's hat — I. noun Etymology: cardinal (II) : a red hat with low crown and broad brim symbolic of the dignity of a cardinal called also red hat II. noun : galero herein …

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  • 3 Cardinal — • A dignitary of the Roman Church and counsellor of the pope Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cardinal     Cardinal     † …

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  • 4 Cardinal Richelieu —     Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke de Richelieu     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke de Richelieu     Cardinal; French statesman, b. in Paris, 5 September, 1585; d. there 4 December 1642. At first he intended to follow a… …

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  • 5 Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria — Cardinal Infante Ferdinand (1609/16101 in Escorial near Madrid, Spain 9 November 1641 in Brussels) (also known as Don Fernando de Austria and as Ferdinand von Österreich) was Governor of the Spanish Netherlands, Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church …

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  • 6 Cardinal Vicar — ( it. Cardinale Vicario) is a title commonly given to the vicar general of the diocese of Rome for the portion of the diocese within Italy. The official title, as given in the Annuario Pontificio (under the heading Vicariate of Rome ), is Vicar… …

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  • 7 Cardinal Vicar — • The vicar general of the pope, as Bishop of Rome, for the spiritual administration of the city, and its surrounding district, properly known as Vicarius Urbis Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cardinal Vicar     Cardinal V …

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  • 8 Cardinal de Bouillon —     Cardinal de Bouillon     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Cardinal de Bouillon     (Emmanuel Thédore de la Tour d Auvergne)     French prelate and diplomat, b. 24 August, 1643, at Turenne, d. 2 March, 1715, at Rome. The son of Frederick Maurice,… …

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  • 9 Cardinal-nephew — Pietro Ottoboni, the last Cardinal Nephew, painted by Francesco Trevisani. A cardinal nephew (Latin: cardinalis nepos;[1] Italian: cardinale nipote; …

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  • 10 cardinal — [12] The ultimate source of cardinal is Latin cardō ‘hinge’, and its underlying idea is that something of particular, or ‘cardinal’, importance is like the hinge on which all else depends. English first acquired it as a noun, direct from… …

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  • 11 cardinal — [12] The ultimate source of cardinal is Latin cardō ‘hinge’, and its underlying idea is that something of particular, or ‘cardinal’, importance is like the hinge on which all else depends. English first acquired it as a noun, direct from… …

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  • 12 Harold Cardinal — Dr. Harold Cardinal (January 27, 1945 ndash; June 3, 2005) was a Cree writer, political leader, teacher, negotiator and lawyer. From the start Cardinal steadfastly demanded, on behalf of all First Nation peoples, the right to be the red tile in… …

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  • 13 William Conway (cardinal) — infobox cardinalbiog name = William Cardinal Conway See = Armagh Title = Cardinal Archbishop of Armagh Period = 9 September 1963 – 17 April 1977 cardinal = 22 February 1965 Predecessor = John Cardinal D Alton Successor = Tomás Cardinal Ó Fiaich… …

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  • 14 Paul Cullen (cardinal) — Paul Cullen (April 29 1803–October 24 1878) was a Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin who became the first Irish cardinal.By training a biblical theologian and scholar of ancient languages, he is best known for his crafting of the formula for… …

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  • 15 Francisco Ximenez de Cisneros (Cardinal Ximenez) —     Francisco Ximénez de Cisneros     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Francisco Ximénez de Cisneros     (Sometimes spelled JIMÉNEZ).     Franciscan, Cardinal, and Primate of Spain, born at Torrelaguna in New Castile, 1436; died at Roa, near Valladolid …

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  • 16 Virginio Orsini (cardinal) — Virginio Orsini (born 1615; died 21 August 1676) was an Italian Cardinal.He was of the ducal family of Bracciano, He renounced his birthright in his youth, entered the military order of the Knights of Malta and distinguished himself in the war… …

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  • 17 Thomas Weld (cardinal) — Thomas Weld (22 January 1773 ndash; 19 October 1837) was an English Roman Catholic and cardinal.LifeWeld was born in London on 22 January 1773, was the eldest son of Thomas Weld of Lulworth Castle, Dorset, by his wife Mary, eldest daughter of Sir …

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  • 18 Bernardin, Joseph Louis Cardinal — ▪ 1997       U.S. Roman Catholic prelate (b. April 2, 1928, Columbia, S.C. d. Nov. 14, 1996, Chicago, Ill.), was the highest ranking figure in the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S. and for some three decades was at the centre of most of its… …

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  • 19 Gianfranco Cardinal Ravasi — Gianfranco Ravasi (born 18 October, 1942 in Merate, Italy) is the current President of the Pontifical Council for Culture. On September 2, 2007 he was appointed President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, President of the Pontifical… …

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  • 20 Jesuit cardinal — Jesuit priests at the time of their solemn and final profession in the Society of Jesus promise: I will never strive or ambition, not even indirectly, to be chosen or promoted to any prelacy or dignity in or outside the Society; and I will do my… …

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