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Pope to new cardinals: Put aside pride, jealousy and anger
Pope to new cardinals: Put aside pride, jealousy and anger

Pope Francis welcomed 20 new cardinals Saturday into the elite club of churchmen who will elect his successor and immediately delivered a tough-love message to them, telling them to put aside their pride, jealousy and self-interests and instead exercise perfect charity. Francis issued the marching orders during the ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica to elevate the new “princes of the church” into the College of Cardinals and give them their new red hats. Retired Pope Benedict XVI was on hand for the ceremony, sitting off to the side in the front row of the basilica, in a unique blending of popes past, present and future. Francis embraced him at the start and end of the...

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