In his first ordinary public Consistory, Pope Francis elevated 19 of the Church’s prelates to the rank of Cardinal - including Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.
Sunday 23 February, 8:50am: Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass with the new cardinals created at his first ordinary public Consistory. Read more
Missed the Consistory broadcast or simply want to see Vincent Nichols elevated to the rank of Cardinal by Pope Francis? Here's a replay of the Consistory tha... Read more
Here's a summary timeline of public events for the Consistory that saw Pope Francis create 19 new Cardinals for the Catholic Church. The Consistory itself to...Read more
Here you will find a selection of images from the February 2014 Consistory that saw Vincent Nichols created a Cardinal by Pope Francis in Rome. Read more
Want to know what happens at a Consistory for the creation of new Cardinals? A new rite introduced during the Consistory of 18 February 2012 and this article...Read more
What's a Cardinal in the Catholic Church and what's his role? This question and more information on the historical background are answered in this article. Read more