Cardinal Electors

The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day a "Vacancy of the Apostolic See" occurs, whether by the death or the resignation of the Supreme Pontiff. That is, if they turn 80 years of age on or before the day a Pope dies or resigns, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies or resigns, they are eligible to enter the Conclave and vote. Interestingly, even if a Cardinal cannot vote he can be elected.


The Cardinal Electors of the Holy Roman Church

As of Wednesday, November 21, 2018, there are 227 Cardinals,
123 of whom are eligible to vote and 104 of whom are ineligible.

In the Conclave of April 2005, 115 Cardinals voted.
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger was elected Supreme Pontiff on the 4th ballot.

In the Conclave of March 2013, 115 Cardinals voted. Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio
was elected Supreme Pontiff on the 5th ballot.  

Cardinal Electors

Aguiar Retes   Grocholewski, Zenon   Quevedo, Orlando B., OMI  
Alencherry, George   Harvey, James Michael   Raï, Béchara Boutros  
Arborelius, OCD, Anders   Koch, Kurt   Ravasi, Gianfranco  
Bagnasco, Angelo   Kovithavanij, Francis Xavier Kriengsak   Ribat, John, MSC  
Baldisseri, Lorenzo   Krajewski, Konrad   Ricard, Jean-Pierre  
Barbarin, Philippe   Kutwa, Jean-Pierre   Rivera Carrera, Norberto  
Barreto Jimeno, SJ, Pedro Ricardo   Lacroix, Gerald Cyprien, ISPX   Robles Ortega, Francisco  
Bassetti, Gualtiero   Lacunza Maestrojuán, José Luis, OAR   Rodríguez Maradiaga, Oscar Andrés, S.D.B.  
Becciu, Giovanni Angelo   Ladaria Ferrer, SJ, Luis   Rosa Chávez, Gregorio  
Bertello, Giuseppe   Langlois, Chibly   Ryłko, Stanisław  
Betori, Giuseppe   Macário do Nascimento Clemente, Manuel José   Sako, His Beatitude Louis Raphaël I  
Blázquez Pérez, Ricardo   Maeda, Thomas Aquino Manyo   Sako, His Beatitude Louis Raphaël I  
Bo, Charles Maung, SDB   Mafi, Soane Patita Paini   Salazar Gómez, Rubén  
Bozanic, Josip   Mamberti, Dominique   Sandri, Leonardo  
Brady, Seán Baptist   Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D., Louis-Marie Ling   Sarah, Robert  
Bráz de Aviz, João   Marx, Reinhard   Scherer, Odilo Pedro  
Brenes Solórzano, Leopoldo José   Menichelli, Edoardo   Schönborn, O.P. Christoph  
Calcagno, Domenico   Monsengwo Pasinya, Laurent   Scola, Angelo  
Cañizares Llovera, Antonio   Montenegro, Francesco   Sepe, Crescenzio  
Cipriani Thorne, Juan Luis   Müller, Gerhard Ludwig   Souraphiel, CM, Berhaneyesus Demerew  
Collins, Thomas Christopher   Napier, O.F.M. Wilfred Fox   Stella, Beniamino  
Comastri, Angelo   Nichols, Vincent Gerard   Sturla Berhouet, Daniel Fernando, SDB  
Coutts, Joseph   Njue, John   Suárez Inda, Alberto  
Cupich, Blase Joseph   Nycz, Kazimierz   Tagle, Louis Antonio Gokim  
D'Rozario, Patrick, CSC   Nzapalainga, CSSp., Dieudonné   Tempesta, Orani João  
da Rocha, Sérgio   O'Brien, Edwin Frederick   Thottunkal, Baselio Clemis  
De Donatis, Angelo   O'Malley, Sean   Tobin, Joseph William, CSSR  
De Kesel, Jozef   Omella Omella, Juan José   Tong Hon, John  
Dew, John Atcherley   Onaiyekan, John Olorunfemi   Toppo, Telesphore Placidus  
DiNardo, Daniel Nicholas   Osoro Sierra, Carlos   Tsarahazana, Désiré  
Dolan, Timothy Michael   Ouédraogo, Philippe Nakellentuba   Turkson, Peter Kodwo Appiah  
dos Santos Marto, António Augusto   Ouellet, P.S.S. Marc   Urosa Savino, Jorge Liberato  
Duka, Dominik Jaroslav, O.P.   Parolin, Pietro   Vallini, Agostino  
Dziwisz, Stanislaw   Patabendige Don, Albert Malcolm Ranjith   Versaldi, Giuseppe  
Eijk, Willem Jacobus   Pell, George   Vingt-Trois, André Armand  
Erdo, Peter   Pengo, Polycarp   Woelki, Rainer Maria  
Ezzati Andrello, Ricardo, SDB   Petrocchi, Giuseppe   Wuerl, Donald William  
Farrell, Kevin Joseph   Piacenza, Mauro   Yeom Soo Jung, Andrew  
Filoni, Fernando   Piat, Maurice Evenor, CSSp.   Zenari, Mario  
Gomes Furtado, Arlindo   Poli, Mario Aurelio   Zerbo, Jean  
Gracias, Oswald   Puljic, Vinko   Zubeir Wako, Gabriel  
     
THE SUPREME PONTIFF   THE COLLEGE OF CARDINALS   THE ROMAN CURIA   PAPAL INTERREGNUM

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