The Pope convenes the Consistory for the new cardinals for 27 August. Francis announced it at the end of the Regina Coeli: “Saturday 27 August I will hold a consistory for the creation of the new cardinals”, he said, then listing the names of the 21 new princes of the Church, among which there are five Italians, two of whom are cardinals. electors, the bishop of Como Oscar Cantoni and the Apostolic Prefect of Ulan Bator (Mongolia) Msgr. Giorgio Marengo. Here are the names of the new Cardinals: 1. HE Mons. Arthur Roche – Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. 2. HE Mons. Lazzaro You Heung sik – Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy. 3. HE Mons. Fernando Vérgez Alzaga LC – President of the Pontifical Commission for the Vatican City State and President of the Governorate of the Vatican City State. 4. HE Msgr. Jean-Marc Aveline – Metropolitan Archbishop of Marseille (France) 5. HE Msgr. Peter Okpaleke – Bishop of Ekwulobia (Nigeria). 6. HE Mons. Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, OFM – Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) 7. HE Msgr.Filipe Neri António Sebastião of Rosário Ferrão – Archbishop of Goa and Damão (India) 8. HE Msgr.Robert Walter McElroy – Bishop of San Diego (USA) 9. HE Mons. Virgilio Do Carmo Da Silva, SDB – Archbishop of Dili (East Timor) 10. HE Mons. Oscar Cantoni – Bishop of Como (Italy) 11. HE Mons. Anthony Poola – Archbishop of Hyderabad (India) 12. HE Mons. Paulo Cezar Costa – Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Brasília (Brazil) 13. HE Msgr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr M. Afr – Bishop of Wa (Ghana) 14. HE Mons. William Goh Seng Chye – Archbishop of Singapore (Singapore) 15. HE Mons. Adalberto Martínez Flores – Metropolitan Archbishop of Asunción (Paraguay) 16. HE Mons. Giorgio Marengo, IMC – Apostolic Prefect of Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia). “Together with them – Francis said – I will join the members of the College of Cardinals to: 1. HE Mons. Jorge Enrique Jiménez Carvajal – Archbishop Emeritus of Cartagena (Colombia) .2. HE Mons. Lucas Van Looy sdb – Archbishop Emeritus of Gent (Belgium) .3. HE Mons. Arrigo Miglio – Archbishop Emeritus of Cagliari (Italy) .4. RP Gianfranco Ghirlanda sj. – Professor of Theology. 5. Mons. . Fortunato Frezza – Canon of San Pietro ”.
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