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No Revels, We're Poor Servants, Pope Tells Cardinals-to-Be

Pope Francis has told the 19 men he plans to elevate to the rank of cardinal not to see their appointment as a promotion and not to waste money holding celebratory parties. Francis, who has made humility and frugality the hallmarks of his papacy and has warned against careerism in the Roman Catholic Church, announced on Sunday the names of the men, who come from 12 different nations. In a letter to each of them which was released by the Vatican on Monday, the Argentinian-born pontiff...

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