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List of Cardinals

See also:
 How a Pope is elected
 Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger)
 Recently deceased Cardinals


Display list by: Rank & Seniority / Alphabetically / Age / Consistory Date / Nationality

Click on an Eminence's name for his photo and biographical information
* indicates those Cardinals who are currently electors.

By Rank & Seniority

Cardinal Bishops:
   Sodano, Angelo-- Emeritus Secretary of State of Vatican City -- Aged 86
   Gantin, Bernardin-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops -- Aged 92
   Etchegaray, Roger-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace -- Aged 91
  *López Trujillo, Alfonso-- President of the Pontifical Council for the Family -- Aged 78
   Re, Giovanni Battista-- Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops -- Aged 80
   Arinze, Francis-- Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments -- Aged 81
   Sfeir, Nasrallah Pierre-- Patriarch of Antioch for Maronites -- Aged 94
   Ghattas, Stephanos II-- Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria of the Copts -- Aged 94
   Daoud, Ignace Moussa I-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches -- Aged 83
   Delly, Emmanuel III-- Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans -- Aged 86

Total Cardinal Bishops (including Patriarch-Cardinals): 10

Cardinal Priests
   Kim Sou-hwan, Stephen-- Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul -- Aged 92
   Sales, Eugênio de Araújo-- Archbishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro -- Aged 93
   Aponte Martinez, Luis-- Archbishop Emeritus of San Juan de Puerto Rico -- Aged 91
   Arns, Paulo Evaristo, OFM-- Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo -- Aged 92
   Baum, William Wakefield-- Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary -- Aged 87
   , Marco-- Patriarch Emeritus of Venice -- Aged 89
   Corripio Ahumada, Ernesto-- Archbishop Emeritus of Mexico -- Aged 95
   Macharski, Franciszek-- Archbishop Emeritus of Krakow -- Aged 87
   Kitbunchu, Michael Michae-- Archbishop of Bangkok -- Aged 85
   do Nascimento, Alexandre-- Archbishop Emeritus of Luanda -- Aged 89
   Danneels, Godfried-- Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels -- Aged 81
   Williams, Thomas Stafford-- Archbishop Emeritus of Wellington -- Aged 84
   Martini, Carlo Maria, SJ-- Archbishop Emeritus of Milan -- Aged 87
   Glemp, Józef-- Archbishop Emeritus of Warsaw -- Aged 84
   Meisner, Joachim-- Archbishop of Cologne -- Aged 80
   Lourdusamy, D. Simon-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches -- Aged 90
   Innocenti, Antonio-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy -- Aged 98
   Obando Bravo, Miguel, SDB-- Archbishop Emeritus of Managua -- Aged 88
   Mayer, Paul Augustin, OSB-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments -- Aged 103
   Vidal, Ricardo J.-- Archbishop of Cebu -- Aged 83
   Gulbinowicz, Henryk Roman-- Archbishop Emeritus of Wroclaw -- Aged 90
   Tomko, Jozef-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples -- Aged 90
   Deskur, Andrzej Maria-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications -- Aged 90
   Poupard, Paul-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture -- Aged 83
   Wetter, Friedrich-- Archbishop Emeritus of Munich und Freising -- Aged 86
   Piovanelli, Silvano-- Archbishop Emeritus of Florence -- Aged 90
   Simonis, Adrianus Johannes-- Archbishop of Utrecht -- Aged 82
   Law, Bernard Francis-- Archpriest of the Patriarchal Liberian Basilica of St Mary Major in Rome -- Aged 82
   Biffi, Giacomo-- Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna -- Aged 86
   Martínez Somalo, Eduardo-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life -- Aged 87
   Silvestrini, Achille-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches -- Aged 90
   Falcão, José Freire-- Archbishop Emeritus of Brasilia -- Aged 88
   Giordano, Michele-- Archbishop Emeritus of Naples -- Aged 83
   dos Santos, Alexandre José Maria, OFM-- Archbishop Emeritus of Maputo -- Aged 90
   Canestri, Giovanni-- Archbishop Emeritus of Genoa -- Aged 95
   Pimenta, Simon Ignatius-- Archbishop Emeritus of Bombay -- Aged 94
   Clancy, Edward Bede-- Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney -- Aged 90
   Szoka, Edmund Casimir-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State -- Aged 86
   Paskai, László, OFM-- Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest -- Aged 87
   Tumi, Christian Wiyghan-- Archbishop of Douala -- Aged 83
   Margéot, Jean-- Bishop Emeritus of Port-Louis -- Aged 98
  *López Rodriguez, Nicolás de Jesús-- Archbishop of Santo Domingo -- Aged 77
  *Mahony, Roger Michael-- Archbishop of Los Angeles -- Aged 78
   Bevilacqua, Anthony Joseph-- Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia -- Aged 91
   Saldarini, Giovanni-- Archbishop Emeritus of Turin -- Aged 89
   Daly, Cahal Brendan-- Archbishop Emeritus of Armagh -- Aged 96
   Ruini, Camillo-- Vicar General of Rome -- Aged 83
   Korec, Ján Chryzostom, SJ-- Bishop Emeritus of Nitra -- Aged 90
   Schwery, Henri-- Bishop Emeritus of Sion -- Aged 82
  *Sterzinsky, Georg Maximilian-- Archbishop of Berlin -- Aged 78
   Vlk, Miloslav-- Archbishop of Prague -- Aged 82
   Shirayanagi, Peter Seiichi-- Archbishop Emeritus of Tokyo -- Aged 86
   Suárez Rivera, Adolfo Antonio-- Archbishop Emeritus of Monterrey -- Aged 87
  *Ortega y Alamino, Jaime Lucas-- Archbishop of San Cristóbal de la Habana -- Aged 77
  *Darmaatmadja, Julius Riyadi, SJ-- Archbishop of Jakarta -- Aged 79
   Wamala, Emmanuel-- Archbishop Emeritus of Kampala -- Aged 87
   Keeler, William Henry-- Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore -- Aged 83
  *Turcotte, Jean-Claude-- Archbishop of Montréal -- Aged 78
   Carles Gordó, Ricardo María-- Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona -- Aged 87
   Maida, Adam Joseph-- Archbishop of Detroit -- Aged 84
  *Puljic, Vinco-- Archbishop of Vrhbosna -- Aged 68
   Razafindratandra, Armand Gaétan-- Archbishop Emeritus of Antananarivo -- Aged 88
   Pham Dình Tung, Paul Joseph-- Archbishop Emeritus of Hà Nôi -- Aged 95
   Sandoval Íñiguez, Juan-- Archbishop of Guadalajara -- Aged 81
   Swiatek, Kazimierz-- Archbishop Emeritus of Minsk-Mohilev -- Aged 99
   Tonini, Ersilio-- Archbishop Emeritus of Ravenna-Cervia -- Aged 100
   De Giorgi, Salvatore-- Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo -- Aged 83
   Araújo, Serafim Fernandes de-- Archbishop Emeritus of Belo Horizonte -- Aged 89
  *Rouco Varela, Antonio María-- Archbishop of Madrid -- Aged 77
   Ambrozic, Aloysius Matthew-- Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto -- Aged 84
   Tettamanzi, Dionigi-- Archbishop of Milan -- Aged 80
  *Pengo, Polycarp-- Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam -- Aged 69
  *Schönborn, Christoph, OP-- Archbishop of Vienna -- Aged 69
  *Rivera Carrera, Norberto-- Archbishop of México -- Aged 72
  *George, Francis Eugene, OMI-- Archbishop of Chicago -- Aged 77
   Shan Kuo-his, Paul, SJ-- Bishop Emeritus of Kaohsiung -- Aged 90
   Laghi, Pio-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Catholic Education -- Aged 92
   Cassidy, Edward Idris-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity -- Aged 90
   Sánchez, José T.-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy -- Aged 94
   Noè, Virgilio-- Archpriest Emeritus of the Vatican Basilica -- Aged 92
   Angelini, Fiorenzo-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers -- Aged 98
   Poggi, Luigi-- Archivist and Librarian Emeritus of the Holy Roman Church -- Aged 96
   Furno, Carlo-- Archpriest Emeritus of the Patriarchal Basilica of St Mary Major -- Aged 92
   Agustoni, Gilberto-- Prefect Emeritus of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura -- Aged 92
   Jaworski, Marian-- Archbishop of Lviv of the Latins -- Aged 87
   Pujats, Janis-- Archbishop of Riga -- Aged 83
  *Sepe, Crescenzio-- Archbishop of Naples -- Aged 71
   González Zumárraga, Antonio José-- Archbishop Emeritus of Quito -- Aged 89
  *Dias, Ivan-- Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples -- Aged 78
   Agnelo, Geraldo Majella-- Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia -- Aged 80
   Rubiano Sáenz, Pedro-- Archbishop of Bogotá -- Aged 81
   McCarrick, Theodore Edgar-- Archbishop Emeritus of Washington DC -- Aged 84
   Connell, Desmond-- Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin -- Aged 88
  *Backis, Audrys Juozas-- Archbishop of Vilnius -- Aged 77
   Errázuriz Ossa, Francisco Javier, Schönstatt-- Archbishop of Santiago de Chile -- Aged 80
  *Terrazas Sandoval, Julio, CSsR-- Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra -- Aged 78
  *Napier, Wilfrid Fox, OFM-- Archbishop of Durban -- Aged 73
  *Rodríguez Maradiaga, Oscar Andrés, SDB-- Archbishop of Tegucigalpa -- Aged 71
   Agré, Bernard-- Archbishop Emeritus of Abidjan -- Aged 88
  *Cipriani Thorne, Juan Luis-- Archbishop of Lima -- Aged 70
   Álvarez Martínez, Francisco-- Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo -- Aged 89
  *Hummes, Cláudio, OFM-- Archbishop of São Paulo -- Aged 79
   Vithayathil, Varkey, CSsR-- Major-Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars -- Aged 87
  *Bergoglio, Jorge Mario, SJ-- Archbishop of Buenos Aires -- Aged 77
  *Policarpo, José da Cruz-- Patriarch of Lisbon -- Aged 78
   Poletto, Severino-- Archbishop of Turin -- Aged 81
   Murphy-O'Connor, Cormac-- Archbishop of Westminster -- Aged 81
   Egan, Edward Michael-- Archbishop of New York -- Aged 82
   Husar, Lubomyr-- Major Archbishop of Kiev of the Ukrainians -- Aged 81
  *Lehmann, Karl-- Bishop of Mainz -- Aged 78
   Honoré, Jean-- Archbishop Emeritus of Tours -- Aged 93
  *Scola, Angelo-- Patriarch of Venice -- Aged 72
  *Okogie, Anthony Olubumni-- Archbishop of Lagos -- Aged 78
   Panafieu, Bernard-- Archbishop Emeritus of Marseilles -- Aged 83
  *Zubeir Wako, Gabriel-- Archbishop of Khartoum -- Aged 73
  *Amigo Vallejo, Carlos, OFM-- Archbishop of Seville -- Aged 79
  *Rigali, Justin Francis-- Archbishop of Philadelphia -- Aged 79
  *O'Brien, Keith Michael Patrick-- Archbishop of St Andrew's and Edinburgh -- Aged 76
   Scheid, Eusebio Oscar, SCI-- Archbishop of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro -- Aged 81
  *Antonelli, Ennio-- Archbishop of Florence -- Aged 77
  *Bertone, Tarcisio, SDB-- Secretary of State of Vatican City -- Aged 79
  *Turkson, Peter Kodwo Appiah-- Archbishop of Cape Coast -- Aged 65
  *Toppo, Telesphore Placidus-- Archbishop of Ranchi -- Aged 74
  *Pell, George-- Archbishop of Sydney -- Aged 73
  *Bozanic, Josip-- Archbishop of Zagreb -- Aged 65
  *Pham Minh Mán, Jean-Baptiste-- Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City -- Aged 79
   Quezada Toruño, Rodolfo-- Archbishop of Guatemala City -- Aged 82
  *Barbarin, Philippe-- Archbishop of Lyon -- Aged 63
  *Erdö, Peter-- Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest -- Aged 62
  *Ouellet, Marc, PSS-- Archbishop of Quebec -- Aged 70
  *Urosa Savino, Jorge Liberato-- Archbishop of Caracas -- Aged 71
   Rosales, Gaudencio Borbon-- Archbishop of Manila -- Aged 81
  *Ricard, Jean-Pierre-- Archbishop of Bordeaux -- Aged 69
  *Cañizares Llovera, Antonio-- Archbishop of Toledo -- Aged 68
   Cheong Jin-Suk, Nicholas-- Archbishop of Seoul -- Aged 82
  *O'Malley, Sean Patrick, OFM Cap-- Archbishop of Boston -- Aged 70
  *Dziwisz, Stanislaw-- Archbishop of Krakow -- Aged 75
  *Caffara, Carlo-- Archbishop of Bologna -- Aged 76
   Zen Ze-Kiun, Joseph, SDB-- Bishop of Hong Kong -- Aged 82
   Garcia-Gasco Vicente, Agustín-- Archbishop of Valencia -- Aged 83
  *Brady, Sean Baptist-- Archbishop of Armagh -- Aged 74
  *Martínez Sistach, Lluís-- Archbishop of Barcelona -- Aged 77
  *Vingt-Trois, André-- Archbishop of Paris -- Aged 71
  *Bagnasco, Angelo-- Archbishop of Genoa -- Aged 71
  *Sarr, Théodore-Adrien-- Archbishop of Dakar -- Aged 77
  *Gracias, Oswald-- Archbishop of Bombay -- Aged 69
  *Robles Ortega, Francisco-- Archbishop of Monterrey -- Aged 65
  *DiNardo, Daniel Nicholas-- Archbishop of Galveston-Houston -- Aged 65
  *Scherer, Odilo Pedro-- Archbishop of São Paulo -- Aged 64
  *Njue, John-- Archbishop of Nairobi -- Aged 69
   Karlic, Estanislao Esteban-- Archbishop Emeritus of Paraná -- Aged 88

Total Cardinal Priests: 151

Cardinal Deacons
   Medina Estévez, Jorge Arturo-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments -- Aged 87
   Castrillón Hoyos, Dario-- Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Clergy -- Aged 85
   Antonetti, Lorenzo-- President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See -- Aged 92
   Stafford, James Francis-- Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary -- Aged 82
   Cheli, Giovanni-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Workers -- Aged 95
   Cacciavillan, Agostino-- President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See -- Aged 87
   Sebastiani, Sergio-- President of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See -- Aged 83
  *Grocholewski, Zenon-- Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education -- Aged 74
   Saraiva Martins, José, CMF-- Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints -- Aged 82
   Mejía, Jorge María-- Retired Archivist and Librarian of the Holy See -- Aged 91
   Kasper, Walter-- President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity -- Aged 81
   Tucci, Roberto, SJ-- President Emeritus of Radio Vaticana -- Aged 93
   Dulles, Avery, SJ-- Theologian -- Aged 95
  *Tauran, Jean-Louis-- President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue -- Aged 71
   Martino, Renato Raffaele-- President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace -- Aged 81
   Marchisano, Francesco-- Archpriest of the Vatican Basilica -- Aged 85
   Herranz, Julian-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Interpretation of Legislative Texts -- Aged 84
   Lozano Barragán, Javier-- President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers -- Aged 81
  *Nicora, Attilio-- President of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See -- Aged 77
   Cottier, George Marie Martin, OP-- Theologian Emeritus of the Papal Household -- Aged 92
   Spidlik, Tomas, SJ-- Priest -- Aged 94
   Nagy, Stanislas, SCI-- Priest -- Aged 92
  *Levada, William Joseph-- Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith -- Aged 78
  *Rodé, Franc, CM-- Prefect of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life -- Aged 79
  *Vallini, Agostino-- Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura -- Aged 74
   Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, Andrea-- Archpriest of the Pontifical Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls -- Aged 88
   Dery, Peter Poreku-- Archbishop Emeritus of Tamale -- Aged 96
   Vanhoye, Albert, SJ-- Rector Emeritus of the Pontifical Biblical Institute -- Aged 91
  *Sandri, Leonardo-- Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches -- Aged 70
  *Foley, John Patrick-- President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications -- Aged 78
  *Lajolo, Giovanni-- President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State -- Aged 79
  *Cordes, Paul Josef-- President of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum -- Aged 79
  *Comastri, Angelo-- Archpriest of the Pontifical Basilica of St Peter in the Vatican -- Aged 70
  *Rylko, Stanislaw-- President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity -- Aged 69
   Farina, Raffaele, SDB-- Archivist and Librarian of the Holy Roman Church -- Aged 80
   Coppa, Giovanni-- Apostolic Nuncio -- Aged 88
   Navarrete Cortés, Urbano, SJ-- Former Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University -- Aged 94
   Betti, Umberto, OFM-- Former Rector of the Pontifical Lateran University -- Aged 92

Total Cardinal Deacons: 38

TOTAL CARDINAL ELECTORS: 68
TOTAL CARDINALS: 199

This page is not currently updated to include newly appointed cardinals or remove deceased cardinals.



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