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U.S. Cardinal Roger Michael Mahony Turns 80; Electors = 116, College of Cardinals = 216

.by Anura Guruge


Cardinal_MahonyName: Roger Michael Mahony

Nationality: U.S.A.

Date of Birth: 27 Feb. 1936

Main post: Metropolitan Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles (U.S.A.)

Created: 28 June 1991

First change to the college in 79 days.

Last cardinal to turn 80 was 159 days ago.


Born: Hollywood area of Los Angeles. 

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by Anura Guruge
Papal Historian & Author


Barring Deaths NO Changes To The College OF Cardinals In The Next 5 Months.

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The distribution of the birthdays of the cardinals, by and large, is arbitrary — though there have (and will be) a few instances where a prelate was created, when he was, because his birthdate ‘fitted in’ relative to the ’80-year’ cutoff. We just had two cardinals, Abril y CastellóDe Paolis, turn 80 within the space of two days. But prior to that the last cardinal to age out was 5 months earlier.

And we are going to see that again. The next cardinal to age out will be US Cardinal Roger Michael Mahony, on February 27, 2016. So that is the next scheduled change to the College — barring deaths.


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