Cardinals created by Benedict XVI

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Pope Benedict XVI (b. 1927) with Cardinal Camillo Ruini (b. 1931).

Pope Benedict XVI (r. 2005–2013) created 90 cardinals in five consistories.

24 March 2006[edit]

Jean-Pierre Ricard (b. 1944), made a cardinal on 24 March 2006.
Joseph Zen Ze-kiun (b. 1932, made a cardinal on 24 March 2006.
Main article: March 2006 Consistory
  1. William Levada (1936– ) – United States
  2. Franc Rode (1934– ) – Slovenia
  3. Agostino Vallini (1940– ) – Italy
  4. Jorge Urosa (1942– ) – Venezuela
  5. Gaudencio Rosales (1932– ) – Philippines
  6. Jean-Pierre Ricard (1944– ) – France
  7. Antonio Cañizares Llovera (1945– ) – Spain
  8. Nicolas Cheong Jin-suk (1931– ) – South Korea
  9. Seán Patrick O'Malley (1944– ) – United States
  10. Stanisław Dziwisz (1939– ) – Poland
  11. Carlo Caffarra (1938– ) – Italy
  12. Joseph Zen Ze-kiun (1932– ) – Hong Kong
  13. Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo (1925– ) – Italy
  14. Peter Poreku Dery (1918–2008) – Ghana
  15. Albert Vanhoye (1923– ) – France

24 November 2007[edit]

Paul Josef Cordes (b. 1934), made a cardinal on 24 November 2007.
Théodore-Adrien Sarr (b. 1936, made a cardinal on 24 November 2007.
  1. Leonardo Sandri (1943– ) – Argentina
  2. John Patrick Foley (1935–2011) – United States
  3. Giovanni Lajolo (1935– ) – Italy
  4. Paul Josef Cordes (1934– ) – Germany
  5. Angelo Comastri (1943– ) – Italy
  6. Stanisław Ryłko (1945– ) – Poland
  7. Raffaele Farina (1933– ) – Italy
  8. Agustín García-Gasco Vicente (1931–2011) – Spain
  9. Seán Brady (1939– ) – Republic of Ireland
  10. Lluís Martínez Sistach (1937– ) – Spain
  11. André Vingt-Trois (1942– ) – France
  12. Angelo Bagnasco (1943– ) – Italy
  13. Théodore-Adrien Sarr (1936– ) – Senegal
  14. Oswald Gracias (1944– ) – India
  15. Francisco Robles Ortega (1949– ) – Mexico
  16. Daniel DiNardo (1949– ) – United States
  17. Odilo Scherer (1949– ) – Brazil
  18. John Njue (1944– ) – Kenya
  19. Emmanuel III Delly (1927–2014) – Iraq
  20. Giovanni Coppa (1925– ) – Italy
  21. Estanislao Esteban Karlic (1926– ) – Argentina
  22. Urbano Navarrete Cortés (1920–2010) – Spain
  23. Umberto Betti (1922–2009) – Italy

20 November 2010[edit]

  1. Angelo Amato (1938– ) – Italy
  2. Antonios Naguib (1935– ) – Egypt
  3. Robert Sarah (1945– ) – Guinea
  4. Francesco Monterisi (1934– ) – Italy
  5. Fortunato Baldelli (1935–2012) – Italy
  6. Raymond Leo Burke (1948– ) – United States
  7. Kurt Koch (1950– ) – Switzerland
  8. Paolo Sardi (1934– ) – Italy
  9. Mauro Piacenza (1944– ) – Italy
  10. Velasio de Paolis (1935– ) – Italy
  11. Gianfranco Ravasi (1942– ) – Italy
  12. Medardo Joseph Mazombwe (1931–2013) – Zambia
  13. Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga (1934– ) – Ecuador
  14. Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya (1939– ) – Democratic Republic of the Congo
  15. Paolo Romeo (1938– ) – Italy
  16. Donald Wuerl (1940– ) – United States
  17. Raymundo Damasceno Assis (1937– ) – Brazil
  18. Kazimierz Nycz (1950– ) – Poland
  19. Malcolm Ranjith (1947– ) – Sri Lanka
  20. Reinhard Marx (1953– ) – Germany
  21. José Manuel Estepa Llaurens (1926– ) – Spain
  22. Elio Sgreccia (1928– ) – Italy
  23. Walter Brandmüller (1929– ) – Germany
  24. Domenico Bartolucci (1917–2013) – Italy

18 February 2012[edit]

Wim Eijk (b. 1953), made a cardinal on 18 February 2012.
John Tong Hon (b. 1939), made a cardinal on 18 February 2012.
  1. Fernando Filoni (1946– ) – Italy
  2. Manuel Monteiro de Castro (1938– ) – Portugal
  3. Santos Abril y Castelló (1935– ) – Spain
  4. Antonio Maria Vegliò (1938– – Italy
  5. Giuseppe Bertello (1942– ) – Italy
  6. Francesco Coccopalmerio (1938– ) – Italy
  7. João Braz de Aviz (1947– ) – Brazil
  8. Edwin Frederick O'Brien (1939– ) – United States
  9. Domenico Calcagno (1943– ) – Italy
  10. Giuseppe Versaldi (1943– ) – Italy
  11. George Alencherry (1945– ) – India
  12. Thomas Christopher Collins (1947– ) – Canada
  13. Dominik Duka (1943– ) – Czech Republic
  14. Wim Eijk (1953– ) – Netherlands
  15. Giuseppe Betori (1947– ) – Italy
  16. Timothy M. Dolan (1950– ) – United States
  17. Rainer Woelki (1956– ) – Germany
  18. John Tong Hon (1939– ) – Hong Kong
  19. Lucian Mureșan (1931– ) – Romania
  20. Julien Ries (1920–2013) – Belgium
  21. Prosper Grech (1925– ) – Malta
  22. Karl Josef Becker (1928– ) – Germany

24 November 2012[edit]

  1. James Michael Harvey (1949– ) – United States
  2. Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (1940– ) – Lebanon
  3. Baselios Cleemis (1959– ) – India
  4. John Onaiyekan (1944– ) – Nigeria
  5. Rubén Salazar Gómez (1942– ) – Colombia
  6. Luis Antonio Tagle (1957– ) – Philippines

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