22 February 2014

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Pope to appoint 19 new cardinals (21)
11 from outside Europe, 16 cardinal electors (ANSA) - Vatican City, February 22 - Pope Francis is set to appoint 19 new cardinals at a ceremony in the Vatican Saturday - the first consistory of his papacy - topping up the elite group that will be tasked with electing his successor as leader of the Catholic Church. The consistory starts at 11:00 local time (10:00 GMT).
Quebec Archbishop Gerald Lacroix inducted as cardinal at Vatican ceremony (16)
By The Canadian Press February 22, 2014 1:36 PM StoryPhotos ( 1 ) The Archbishop of Quebec Gerald Cyprien Lacroix attends a consistory to discuss family issues with Pope Francis at the Vatican on February 20, 2014.Photograph by: GABRIEL BOUYS , AFP/Getty Images VATICAN CITY - Quebec Archbishop Gerald Cyprien Lacroix was formally inducted as a cardinal Saturday at St.
Spokeswoman says Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulio Tymoshenko freed from prison (16)
by Associated Press Aide: Ukraine's Tymoshenko released from prison Associated Press - 22 February 2014 07:14-05:00 KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A spokeswoman for Yulia Tymoshenko says the former Ukrainian prime minister and opposition icon has been released from prison. Natasha Lysova told The Associated Press that Tymoshenko was released from her prison in Kharkiv on Saturday.
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman captured at Mexico beach resort (9)
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel, was captured at beach resort in Mazatlan, Mexico. Guzman is considered one of the most powerful drug traffickers in the world. By Alicia A. Caldwell and Katherine Corcoran, Associated Press / February 22, 2014 About video ads Mexico City, Mexico The head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel was captured overnight by U.S.
Pope Francis installs 19 new cardinals (19)
Pope Francis is due to formally install 19 new cardinals in a ceremony at the Vatican later. They are the first to be chosen by Pope Francis, and reflect the diversity of the modern Catholic Church. The majority of those nominated are from outside Europe and North America. Cardinals are the most senior clergymen in the Roman Catholic Church below the Pope. Alan Johnston reports.
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