Pope Francis Names 21 New Cardinals

From an AP story by Frances D’Emilio headlined “Pope Francis names 21 new cardinals, including prelates based in Hong Kong and Jerusalem”:

Pope Francis on Sunday announced he has chosen 21 new cardinals, including prelates from Jerusalem and Hong Kong — places where Catholics are a small minority — as he continues to leave his mark on the body of churchmen who will select his successor.

The pope announced his picks during his customary weekly appearance to the public in St. Peter’s Square, saying the ceremony to formally install the churchmen as cardinals will be held on Sept. 30.