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Pope Francis greets cardinals in 2014. The new cardinals will be officially appointed next month (CNS)

What do we know about the new cardinals?

Pope Francis waves to faithful at the end of a jubilee Mass in St Peter's Square on  Sunday (AP)

Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals

Thirteen cardinals – including three Americans – are eligible to vote in a conclave

A 2007 photo of Mexican Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes (CNS)

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