(LEAD) Pope names 19 new cardinals including Seoul archbishop (10)

Yonhap News Agency 2014.01.12 16:06
(ATTN: REWRITES lead; ADDS more info in paras 3-4) SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Yonhap) - Pope Francis will elevate 19 prelates to cardinals, including the archbishop of Seoul, next month, the Vatican said Sunday. Pope Francis has named 19 new cardinals from Asia, Africa, North and South America and elsewhere, and sixteen of them, who are younger than 80, will be eligible to elect the next pope, according to Vatican.
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