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11 American cardinals will help pick next pope

Published: February 11, 2013   

VATICAN CITY -- Here is a list of the 14 cardinals from Canada and the United States who are under the age of 80 and therefore eligible to vote in a conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI:


  • Thomas Collins of Toronto
  • Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops
  • Jean-Claude Turcotte, retired archbishop of Montreal


  • Raymond Burke, head of the Apostolic Signature
  • Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston
  • Timothy Dolan of New York
  • Francis E. George of Chicago
  • James M. Harvey, archpriest of the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls
  • William Levada, retired prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
  • Roger M. Mahony, retired archbishop of Los Angeles
  • Edwin O'Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Sean O'Malley of Boston
  • Justin F. Rigali, retired archbishop of Philadelphia
  • Donald W. Wuerl of Washington

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