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Pope Benedict Names Diverse Class of New Cardinals

Pope Benedict XVI named six new non-European cardinals in a move to diversify the Church amid criticism that it had become increasingly euro-centric under Benedict. The cardinals hail from Colombia, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, the Philippines and the United States and will be part of the group that chooses the next Pope.

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