Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Pope Francis blesses Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo, Archbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia, during a consistory ceremony to elevate 13 Roman Catholic prelates to the rank of cardinal, at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, October 5, 2019. Pope Francis installed new cardinals on Saturday, putting his stamp on the future of the Roman Catholic Church with men who share his vision for social justice, the rights of immigrants and dialogue with Islam. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Pope Francis blesses Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo, Archbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia, during a consistory ceremony to elevate 13 Roman Catholic prelates to the rank of cardinal, at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, October 5, 2019. Ten of the 13 bishops elevated to the high rank are under the age of 80 and so are eligible to vote in a conclave to elect a new pope from their ranks. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Pope Francis blesses Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo, Archbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia, during a consistory ceremony to elevate 13 Roman Catholic prelates to the rank of cardinal, at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, October 5, 2019. At a ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica, known as consistory, Francis gave the new cardinals their trademark red biretta, or hat, and asked them to always be compassionate with others and loyal. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

New cardinal Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo of Indonesia meets with members of his family after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican, October 5, 2019. The geographical distribution of the new cardinal electors reflects Francis's desire to give more clout to small national churches outside of Europe and North America, countries on the periphery of world political power. Nearly 50% of the cardinal electors now come from the developing world. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

New cardinal Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo of Indonesia poses with two priests after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican, October 5, 2019. "I think that the pope wanted to make visible the churches that were almost invisible," said Cardinal Cristobal Lopez Romero, of Rabat, the capital of Morocco, which is overwhelmingly Muslim. Romero, 67, is one of four new cardinal electors who are steeped in experience with Islam. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Pope Francis poses for a photo with new cardinals includes New cardinal Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo of Indonesia (4th L) after consistory ceremony to elevate 13 Roman Catholic prelates to the rank of cardinal, at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, October 5, 2019. Cardinal Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo, 69, the archbishop of Jakarta in Indonesia, the country with the world's largest Moslem population. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS