Who is the cardinal of Nigeria?

His Eminence Francis Arinze
Created cardinal 25 May 1985 by Pope John Paul II
Rank Cardinal-Bishop
Personal details
Born 1 November 1932 Onitsha, Colony of Nigeria

What are the names of the three cardinals in Nigeria?

There was no Nigerian priest on the list, although three Nigerians are at present cardinals. They are Cardinals Francis Arinze, 85, Olubunmi Okogie, 81, and John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, 74. The first Nigerian to be appointed a cardinal in 1976 was Dominic Ignatius Ekandem.

Is Cardinal higher than Pope?

Cardinals (Latin: Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae cardinalis, literally “cardinal of the Holy Roman Church”) are the most senior members of the clergy of the Catholic Church, being second in precedence only to the Pope. They are appointed to the rank of cardinal in addition to their existing position within the Church.

Does the pope get a salary?

The pope will not be affected by the cuts, because he does not receive a salary. “As an absolute monarch, he has everything at his disposal and nothing at his disposal,” Mr. Muolo said. “He doesn’t need an income, because he has everything that he needs.”

What is the salary of a Catholic cardinal?

Cardinals who work at the Vatican and live there or in Rome are believed to get salaries of about 4,000 to 5,000 euros ($4,730 to $5,915) a month, and many live in large apartments at well below market rents.

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What is the name of the current Cardinal?

The most recent consistory for the creation of cardinals was held on 28 November 2020, when Pope Francis created 13 cardinals, including 9 cardinal electors.

Living cardinals.

Name Angelo Sodano*
Country Italy
Born 23 November 1927 (age 93)
Order CB
Consistory 28 June 1991 John Paul II

Was there a 12 year old Pope?

Pope Benedict IX (Latin: Benedictus IX; c. 1012 – c. 1056), born Theophylactus of Tusculum in Rome, was bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States on three occasions between October 1032 and July 1048. Aged approximately 20 at his first election, he is one of the youngest popes in history.

Can the pope remove a cardinal?

Pope removes legal privileges for Vatican cardinals, bishops | Reuters.

Does the pope have to be a cardinal?

The pope does not need to be a cardinal elector or indeed a cardinal; however, since the pope is the bishop of Rome, only those who can be ordained a bishop can be elected, which means that any male baptized Catholic is eligible.

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