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Pope picks 15 new cardinals to reflect diversity

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Pope Francis named 15 new cardinals from 14 nations. Pope Francis named 15 new cardinals from 14 nations.
VATICAN CITY -

Pope Francis has named 15 new cardinals, selecting the "princes of the church" from 14 nations, including far-flung corners of the world such as Tonga, New Zealand and Myanmar.

Other cardinals hail from Ethiopia, Thailand and Vietnam. Francis said Sunday the new cardinals reflect the church's diversity and they will be formally installed on Feb. 14.

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