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Pope names 13 new cardinals, including a Jesuit, who helps migrants.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday said he’s giving the Catholic church 13 new cardinals, including two churchmen who have worked to help migrants and several others who toil in poor countries or nations where Christians are a minority.
Francis made the surprise announcement from his studio window overlooking St. Peter’s Square.
Rev. Michael Czerny SJ, a Jesuit like the pope, who is an official who was named in 2016 by Francis to help lead a Vatican office concerned with refugees and migrants. He is a native of what was then Czechoslovakia.