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Members Of The College Of Cardinals

Vatican City, 1 March 2013 (VIS) - The College of Cardinals is currently comprised of 207 cardinals: 117 Cardinal electors who can vote in the election of the Pope and 90 cardinals who are over the age of 80. First in the order of the hierarchy are Cardinal-bishops. Currently six in number, these were originally the bishops of the "suburbicarian" dioceses of Rome. Still today the Cardinal-bishops are assigned one of these seven suburbicarian Sees, even though they are not bishops of the diocese. Alongside the titular Cardinal-bishops of those Sees in the hierarchy of the Church (with the exception of Ostia's titular who, since 1150, has been the dean of the College of Cardinals), Pope Paul VI added, in his motu proprio of 1965, "Ad Purpuratorum Patrum", the patriarchs of the Eastern Catholic Churches. The patriarchs are not assigned any further title because the names of each of their patriarchal Sees is already included in their title as cardinal.

Second and most numerous in the three orders of cardinals are the Cardinal-priests who are assigned the "titulos" (title) of the important churches of the Diocese of Rome.

Last in the order of cardinals are the Cardinal-deacons who were originally the seven deacons in the Papal Household and the seven deacons who supervised the Church's works in the districts of Rome during the early Middle Ages, when church administration was effectively the government of Rome and provided for all of the city's social services. Cardinal-deacons today are given title to one of these deaconries.

Following is the complete list of the College of Cardinals according to their respective order of precedence. Cardinal electors are marked with an asterisk.

Cardinal-Bishops SODANO Angelo ETCHEGARAY Roger *RE Giovanni Battista ARINZE Francis *BERTONE Tarcisio SARAIVA MARTINS José Cardinal-Bishop Patriarchs SFEIR Nasrallah Pierre DELLY Emmanuel III *NAGUIB Antonios *RAĎ Béchara Boutros Cardinal-Priests ARNS Paulo Evaristo BAUM William Wakefield CÉ Marco MACHARSKI Franciszek KITBUNCHU Michael Michai do NASCIMENTO Alexandre *DANNEELS Godfried WILLIAMS Thomas Stafford *MEISNER Joachim LOURDUSAMY D. Simon OBANDO BRAVO Miguel VIDAL Ricardo J. GULBINOWICZ Henryk Roman TOMKO Jozef POUPARD Paul WETTER Friedrich PIOVANELLI Silvano SIMONIS Adrianus Johannes LAW Bernard Francis BIFFI Giacomo MARTÍNEZ SOMALO Eduardo SILVESTRINI Achille FALCĂO José Freire SANTOS Alexandre José Maria dos CANESTRI Giovanni PIMENTA Simon Ignatius CLANCY Edward Bede SZOKA Edmund Casimir PASKAI László TUMI Christian Wiyghan CASSIDY Edward Idris *LÓPEZ RODRÍGUEZ Nicolas de Jesús ANGELINI Fiorenzo *MAHONY Roger Michael RUINI Camillo KOREC Ján Chryzostom SCHWERY Henri VLK Miloslav FURNO Carlo *DARMAATMADJA Julius Riyadi *ORTEGA Y ALAMINO Jaime Lucas AGUSTONI Gilberto WAMALA Emmanuel KEELER William Henry *TURCOTTE Jean-Claude CARLES GORDÓ Ricardo María MAIDA Adam Joseph *PULJI? Vinko *SANDOVAL ÍŃIGUEZ Juan TONINI Ersilio MEDINA ESTÉVEZ Jorge Arturo CASTRILLÓN HOYOS Darío ANTONETTI Lorenzo STAFFORD James Francis DE GIORGI Salvatore ARAÚJO Serafim FERNANDES de *ROUCO VARELA Antonio María *TETTAMANZI Dionigi *PENGO Polycarp *SCHÖNBORN Christoph *RIVERA CARRERA Norberto *GEORGE Francis Eugene JAWORSKI Marian PUJATS J?nis CACCIAVILLAN Agostino SEBASTIANI Sergio *GROCHOLEWSKI Zenon *SEPE Crescenzio MEJÍA Jorge María *KASPER Walter *DIAS Ivan *AGNELO Geraldo Majella RUBIANO SÁENZ Pedro MCCARRICK Theodore Edgar CONNELL Desmond *BA?KIS Audrys Juozas *ERRÁZURRIZ OSSA Francisco Javier *TERRAZAS SANDOVAL Julio *NAPIER Wilfrid Fox *RODRÍGUEZ MARADIAGA Óscar Andrés AGRÉ Bernard *CIPRIANI Thorne Juan Luis ÁLVAREZ MARTÍNEZ Francisco *HUMMES Cláudio *BERGOGLIO Jorge Mario *POLICARPO José da Cruz *POLETTO Severino MURPHY-O'CONNOR Cormac EGAN Edward Michael HUSAR Lubomyr *LEHMANN Karl TUCCI Roberto *SCOLA Angelo *OKOGIE Anthony Olubunmi PANAFIEU Bernard *ZUBEIR Wako Gabriel *AMIGO VALLEJO Carlos *RIGALI Justin Francis *O'BRIEN Keith Michael Patrick SCHEID Eusébio Oscar *ANTONELLI Ennio *TURKSON Peter Kodwo Appiah *TOPPO Telesphore Placidus *PELL George *BOZANI? Josip *PHAM MINH MÂN Jean-Baptiste *BARBARIN Philippe *ERD? Péter *OUELLET Marc *VALLINI Agostino *UROSA SAVINO Jorge Liberato ROSALES Gaudencio B. *RICARD Jean-Pierre *CAŃIZARES LLOVERA Antonio CHEONG Jinsuk Nicholas *O'MALLEY Sean Patrick *DZIWISZ Stanis?aw *CAFFARRA Carlo ZEN ZE-KIUN Joseph *BRADY Seán Baptist *MARTÍNEZ SISTACH Lluís *VINGT-TROIS André *BAGNASCO Angelo *SARR Théodore-Adrien *GRACIAS Oswald *ROBLES ORTEGA Francisco *DiNARDO Daniel N. *SCHERER Odilo Pedro *NJUE John KARLIC Estanislao Esteban MAZOMBWE Medardo Joseph *VELA CHIRIBOGA Raúl Eduardo *MONSENGWO PASINYA Laurent *ROMEO Paolo *WUERL Donald William *ASSIS Raymundo DAMASCENO *NYCZ Kazimierz *PATABENDIGE DON Albert Malcolm Ranjith *MARX Reinhard ESTEPA LLAURENS José Manuel *ALENCHERRY George *COLLINS Thomas Christopher *DUKA Dominik *EIJK Willem Jacobus *BETORI Giuseppe *DOLAN Timothy Michael *WOELKI Rainer Maria *TONG HON John MURE?AN Lucian *THOTTUNKAL Baselios Cleemis *ONAIYEKAN John Olorunfemi *SALAZAR GÓMEZ Rubén *TAGLE Luis Antonio Cardinal-Deacons *TAURAN Jean-Louis MARTINO Renato Raffaele MARCHISANO Francesco HERRANZ Julián LOZANO BARRAGÁN Javier *NICORA Attilio COTTIER Georges Marie Martin NAGY Stanis?aw *LEVADA William Joseph *RODÉ Franc CORDERO LANZA di Montezemolo Andrea VANHOYE Albert *SANDRI Leonardo *LAJOLO Giovanni *CORDES Paul Josef *COMASTRI Angelo *RY?KO Stanis?aw *FARINA Raffaele COPPA Giovanni *AMATO Angelo *SARAH Robert *MONTERISI Francesco *BURKE Raymond Leo *KOCH Kurt *SARDI Paolo *PIACENZA Mauro *DE PAOLIS Velasio *RAVASI Gianfranco SGRECCIA Elio BRANDMÜLLER Walter BARTOLUCCI Domenico *FILONI Fernando *MONTEIRO de CASTRO Manuel *ABRIL y CASTELLÓ Santos *VEGLIŇ Antonio Maria *BERTELLO Giuseppe *COCCOPALMERIO Francesco *AVIZ Joăo BRAZ de *O'BRIEN Edwin Frederick *CALCAGNO Domenico *VERSALDI Giuseppe GRECH Prosper BECKER Karl *HARVEY James Michael

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