Archbishop of Hong Kong, John Tong, stands inside St. Peter's ...
Feb 18th, 2012
(AP) - Archbishop of Hong Kong, John Tong, stands inside St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican prior to a consistory, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI is bringing 22 new Catholic churchmen into the elite club of cardinals who will elect his successor amid signs the 84-year-old pontiff is slowing down. Benedict was presiding over a ceremony Saturday in St. Peter's Basilica to formally create the 22 cardinals, who include the archbishops of New York, Prague, Hong Kong and Toronto as well as the heads of several Vatican offices. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) -
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