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Adopt a Cardinal.

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Dermot Report 2 Mar 2013 11:31

“Adopt a Cardinal” is the latest initiative launched after the resignation of Benedict XVI. It allows people to “adopt” a Cardinal for whom they can pray for in the days before the conclave. Its purpose is to get thousands of people to show support through prayer for each Cardinal.

All you need is an email address, and to visit The site assigns you a Cardinal and sends you more information about him to get to know him better.

To date, more than 60,000 have logged on to the site and signed up to adopt a Cardinal.

(From today's Times)


PricklyHolly Report 2 Mar 2013 11:46

I think i logged on to the wrong site Dermot..........cos i have just received an email to say.........

Thankyou for adopting a Criminal.

:-D :-D


lilybids Report 2 Mar 2013 11:48

:-D :-D


Island Report 2 Mar 2013 11:54

I thought it was about butterfly conservation :-S

and I'm very disappointed. :-|


George Report 2 Mar 2013 11:56

Don't think so pricklyHolly, think I read that there is dodgy doings at the Vatican bank concerning money laundering :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D
What will they get up to next I wonder :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

George :-) :-) :-)


JoyBoroAngel Report 2 Mar 2013 13:21

i think i might just give it a miss :-D :-D


OneFootInTheGrave Report 2 Mar 2013 13:26

I will just keep an eye on the odds ;-)

Cardinal Peter Turkson (Ghana) 5/2
Archbishop Angelo Scola (Italy) 11/4
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone (Italy) 4/1
Cardinal Marc Ouellet (Canada) 8/1
Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (Italy) 10/1
Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi (Italy) 10/1
Cardinal Peter Erdo (Hungary) 14/1
Cardinal Christoph Schonborn (Austria) 16/1
Cardinal Leonardo Sandri (Argentina) 16/1
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle (Philippines) 16/1


Merlin Report 2 Mar 2013 13:26

When I saw the title of the post I thought it was for Cardinal Red Polish used on grates. :-D


Sharron Report 2 Mar 2013 13:31

They don't send him to you to keep do they?


eRRolSheep Report 2 Mar 2013 13:50

But I already have a cardigan!
Or is it a woolly jumper?

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♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 2 Mar 2013 13:55

I could put it in a aviary


supercrutch Report 2 Mar 2013 15:58

I'd rather adopt a criminal :-D


DIZZI Report 2 Mar 2013 18:14



GinN Report 2 Mar 2013 18:19

I would adopt a Cardinal, but would need to be assured that they are fully house trained. ;-)


AnnCardiff Report 2 Mar 2013 18:23

:-D :-D :-D :-D Me too Sue - any day