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Pope names 6 cardinals, 1 from US

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI named six new cardinals Wednesday, adding prelates from Lebanon, the Philippines, Nigeria, Colombia, India, and the United States to the ranks of senior churchmen who will elect his successor.

Among them is Archbishop James Harvey, the American prefect of the papal household, whom the pope also named archpriest of a Roman basilica.

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