Tuesday, October 19, 2010

New Cardinals to be Announced Tomorrow

Pope Benedict XVI is expected to announce the names of 22 new Cardinals tomorrow. So what does the color red signify anyway? The color symbolizes the commitment of the cardinals to hold fast to the faith "even unto the shedding of blood" ("usque ad sanguinis effusionem", literally "up to of blood the shedding") -- that is, up to martyrdom.


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