Today Pope Benedict XVI named 6 new cardinals to the official group that will elect the next Pope. Of note, these 6 are all non-Europeans and represent a purposeful move towards more diversity among Church leadership.
American James Michael Harvey is one of the selected new Cardinals. Harvey was born in Milwaukee and was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1975.The Pope attended the official ceremony in St Peter's Basilica to name each candidate into the Catholic Church's...Read Full Story
Pope Benedict XVI named James Michael Harvey among six new non-European cardinals to the body that will elect the Pope's successor.