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 College of Cardinals - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Antonio María Cardinal Javierre Ortas* (Spain) - born 21 February 1921 Retired Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
Jorge Arturo Cardinal Medina Estévez (Chile) - born 23 December 1926 Retired Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
José Cardinal Saraiva Martins (Portuguese) - born 6 January 1932 Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
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 College Of Cardinals
Although the college of cardinals elects the pope today, this was not the rule until the 11th century.
Thus the Sacred College of Cardinals, assembled in consistory, became the chief organ of the supreme and universal government of the Church.
As of March 24, 2006, the College of Cardinals is composed of 193 members: Non-electors (73) Johannes Willebrands, September 4, 1909.
www.flexcardinals.com /collegeofcardinals   (733 words)

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