This handout picture released by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis (L) and Pope emeritus Benedict XVI during a meeting with newly nominated cardinals after a consistory on November 19, 2016 at the Vatican.
Pope Francis created 17 new cardinals from across the globe Saturday, elevating them in a time-honoured ceremony to an elite body that advises and elects popes. Three of them are from the US, while others come from corners of the world where the Catholic Church needs a boost.
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