List of potential cardinal-electors for a papal conclave

VATICAN CITY - Here is a list of cardinal-electors, from oldest to youngest, eligible to vote for a pope in a conclave.

Cardinal Walter Kasper turns 80 March 5; depending on the date of the conclave, he might be over 80, and thus too old to vote in a conclave. The next oldest, Cardinal Severino Poletto of Turin, Italy, turns 80 March 18.

- Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

- Severino Poletto of Turin, Italy.

- Juan Sandoval Iniguez of Guadalajara, Mexico.

- Godfried Danneels of Mechelen-Brussels.

- Francisco Javier Errazuriz Ossa of Santiago de Chile.

- Raffaele Farina, retired head of the Vatican Secret Archives and the Vatican Library.

- Geraldo Majella Agnelo of Sao Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.

- Joachim Meisner of Cologne, Germany.

- Raul Vela Chiriboga of Quito, Ecuador.

- Giovanni Battista Re, former prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

- Giovanni Battista Tettamanzi of Milan.

- Francesco Monterisi, retired secretary of the Congregation for Bishops.

- Claudio Hummes, retired prefect of the Congregation for Clergy.

- Carlos Amigo Vallejo of Seville, Spain.

- Paolo Sardi, a former official in the Vatican Secretariat of State.

- Paul Josef Cordes, past president of Cor Unum.

- Franc Rode, retired prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.

- Tarcisio Bertone, secretary of state.

- Julius Darmaatmadja, Jakarta, Indonesia.

- Jean-Baptiste Pham Minh Man, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

- Giovanni Lajolo, former president of the commission governing Vatican City State.

- Antonios Naguib, Alexandria, Egypt.

- Justin Rigali of Philadelphia.

- Velasio De Paolis, papal delegate overseeing reform of the Legionaries of Christ and Regnum Christi.

- Santos Abril Castello, archpriest of Basilica of St. Mary Major.

- Jose da Cruz Policarpo, Lisbon, Portugal.

- Roger Mahony, retired archbishop of Los Angeles.

- Julio Terrazas Sandoval of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.

- Ivan Dias, former prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

- Karl Lehmann of Mainz, Germany.

- William Joseph Levada, retired prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

- Anthony Olubunmi Okogie of Lagos, Nigeria.

- Jean-Claude Turcotte of Montreal.

- Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Madrid.

- Jaime Ortega Alamino of Havana.

- Nicolas Lopez Rodriguez of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

- Ennio Antonelli of Florence, Italy.

- Theodore-Adrien Sarr of Dakar, Senegal.

- Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

- Francis George of Chicago.

- Audrys Juozas Backis Vilnius, Lithuania.

- Raymundo Damasceno Assis of Aparecida, Brazil.

- Attilio Nicora, president emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See.

- Lluis Martinez Sistach of Barcelona, Spain.

- Antonio Maria Veglio, president of the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travelers.

- Paolo Romeo of Palermo, Italy.

- Francesco Coccopalmerio, president of the Pontifical Council for Interpreting Legislative Texts.

- Keith O'Brien of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland.

- Manuel Monteiro de Castro, head of the Apostolic Penitentiary.

- Carlo Caffarra, of Bologna, Italy.

- Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes.

- Edwin F. O'Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre.

- Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow, Poland.

- John Tong Hon of Hong Kong.

- Sean Brady of Armagh, Northern Ireland.

- Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya of Kinshasa, Congo.

- Zenon Grocholewski, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education.

- Telesphore Toppo, of Ranchi, India.

- Bechara Rai, Maronite patriarch.

- Agostino Vallini, papal vicar for Rome.

- Donald W. Wuerl of Washington.

- Gabriel Zubeir Wako of Khartoum, Sudan.

- Wilfrid F. Napier of Durban, South Africa.

- George Pell of Sydney.

- Angelo Scola of Milan.

- Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City.

- Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas, Venezuela.

- Ruben Salazar Gomez of Bogota, Colombia.

- Giuseppe Bertello, president of the Governorate of Vatican City State.

- Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture.

- Andre Vingt-Trois of Paris.

- Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

- Angelo Bagnasco of Genoa, Italy.

- Domenico Calcagno, president of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See.

- Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

- George Alencherry of Ernakulam-Angamaly, major archbishop of Syro-Malabar Catholic Church.

- Dominik Duka of Prague, Czech Republic.

- Crescenzio Sepe of Naples, Italy.

- Giuseppe Versaldi, president of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See.

- Angelo Comastri, archpriest of St. Peter's Basilica.

- Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches.

- Juan Cipriani Thorne of Lima, Peru.

- John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja, Nigeria.

- Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

- Sean Patrick O'Malley of Boston.

- Polycarp Pengo of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

- Mauro Piacenza, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy.

- Jean-Pierre Ricard of Bordeaux, France.

- Oswald Gracias of Mumbai, India.

- John Njue of Nairobi, Kenya.

- Christoph Schonborn of Vienna.

- Robert Sarah, president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum.

- Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity.

- Vinko Puljic of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

- Llovera Antonio Canizares, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments.

- Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

- Thomas C. Collins of Toronto.

- Giuseppe Betori of Florence, Italy.

- Joao Braz de Aviz, prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.

- Albert Malcom Ranjith of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

- Raymond L. Burke, prefect of the Supreme Court of the Apostolic Signature.

- Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

- Francisco Robles Ortega of Guadalajara, Mexico.

- Josip Bozanic of Zagreb, Croatia.

- Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.

- Odilo Pedro Scherer of Sao Paulo.

- James M. Harvey, archpriest of the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls.

- Kazimierz Nycz of Warsaw, Poland.

- Timothy M. Dolan of New York.

- Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

- Philippe Barbarin of Lyon, France.

- Peter Erdo of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary.

- Willem Jacobus Eijk of Utrecht, Netherlands.

- Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising, Germany.

- Rainer Maria Woelki of Berlin.

- Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines.

- Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal, major archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church.

© Arlington Catholic Herald 1970