All Dressed Up

Last month’s consistory in Rome, in which John Paul II elevated forty-four men to the College of Cardinals, received a good deal of media coverage, especially in New York and Washington, D.C. That’s not surprising, since the archbishops of both cities, Edward Egan and Theodore McCarrick, were among those "getting the red hat," as was Fordham University theologian Avery Dulles, S.J. Local TV news in New York couldn’t seem to get enough of all the arcane Roman "pageantry...

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