Appointment of His Eminence Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix to the Renewed Council of Cardinals of the Holy SeeThursday, March 9, 2023
In a press release published Tuesday, 7 March 2023, the Holy See announced that His Holiness Pope Francis has renewed the Council of Cardinals of the Holy See. His Eminence Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix, Archbishop of Québec and Primate of Canada, was appointed as one of the nine members of the renewed Council of Cardinals.
The Council of Cardinals was established by Pope Francis in 2013 to advise the Holy Father on how to govern the Church. It is made up of the Pope and nine Cardinals. The Council was also founded with the aim, inter alia, of revising the Roman Curia, which was accomplished with the new Apostolic Constitution ‘Praedicate Evangelium‘ published on 19 March of last year.
For more information on this appointment, see the article published by Vatican News (https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2023-03/pope-renews-council-of-cardinals.html).