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<p>New Cardinal George Alencherry of India is seen with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

New Cardinal George Alencherry of India is seen with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals...more

New Cardinal George Alencherry of India is seen with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Pope Benedict XVI places a red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head of new Cardinal George Alencherry of India during a Consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

Pope Benedict XVI places a red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head of new Cardinal George Alencherry of India during a Consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman...more

Pope Benedict XVI places a red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head of new Cardinal George Alencherry of India during a Consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Incoming new Cardinal George Alencherry attends a Consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

Incoming new Cardinal George Alencherry attends a Consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile more

Incoming new Cardinal George Alencherry attends a Consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from...more

New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from...more

New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>

New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from...more

New Cardinal George Alencherry (R) of India talks with Cardinal Timothy Dolan (R) of the U.S. during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Incoming new Cardinals are seen during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

Incoming new Cardinals are seen during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Incoming new Cardinals are seen during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>New Cardinal George Alencherry (C) of India is seen with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

New Cardinal George Alencherry (C) of India is seen with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic...more

New Cardinal George Alencherry (C) of India is seen with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>New Cardinal George Alencherry of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head holds a crucifix in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>

New Cardinal George Alencherry of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head holds a crucifix in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman...more

New Cardinal George Alencherry of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head holds a crucifix in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>New Cardinal George Alencherry (C) of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head poses for the pictures in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

New Cardinal George Alencherry (C) of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head poses for the pictures in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new...more

New Cardinal George Alencherry (C) of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head poses for the pictures in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>New Cardinal George Alencherry of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head blesses in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

New Cardinal George Alencherry of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head blesses in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic...more

New Cardinal George Alencherry of India with red biretta, a four-cornered hat, on the head blesses in front of Saint Peter's Basilica after a consistory ceremony at the Vatican February 18, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI installed 22 new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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