Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Some New Cardinals Are Named

One of whom is not Bishop Fellay. (There was a rumour that popped up here and there that he was "on the list", supposedly part of the putative reconciliation. I thought it was intended as a joke but some few took it seriously. I doubt if anyone would have been more surprised than Bishop Fellay himself.)

Archbishop Levada is on the list to no one's surprise, as is His Excellency of Boston. And another rather more serious rumour than the first one also turned out to be wrong: the Archbishop of Dublin's red hat seems to have gone missing. [Ahh, a Dhíarmuid achara, perhaps you can find another seminarian who prefers to kneel for Holy Communion and you can expel him. That should cheer you up.]

The rest of the list can be found here.