Not the baseball Cardinals, who struck out making it to the World Series, nor the SF Giants, who will do mortal combat with the Tigers, but the ecclesial giants of the Catholic Church. The College of Cardinals–which Pope Benedict XVI is adding to by calling for a consistory to take place next month, on the Feast of Christ the King. Six new cardinals are to be added to the team. Rocco Palmo gives the low down and some educated speculation. Plus, folks appreciative of Rocco’s efforts to provide reliable insider reporting on things ecclesiastical might want to click on his donate button.
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