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The World Today: Pope elevates 6 cardinals to choose successor

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Benedict names
six new cardinals Pope Benedict XVI responded to criticism that the group of churchmen who will choose his successor is too Eurocentric, elevating six new cardinals from Colombia, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, the Philippines, and the United States on Saturday. The College of Cardinals remains heavily European despite the new additions. (AP)

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