Cardinal Electors

The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day a "Vacancy of the Apostolic See" occurs, whether by the death or the resignation of the Supreme Pontiff. That is, if they turn 80 years of age on or before the day a Pope dies or resigns, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies or resigns, they are eligible to enter the Conclave and vote. Interestingly, even if a Cardinal cannot vote he can be elected.


The Cardinal Electors of the Holy Roman Church

As of Wednesday, April 23, 2014, there are 222 Cardinals,
120 of whom are eligible to vote and 102 of whom are ineligible.

In the Conclave of April 2005, 115 Cardinals voted.
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger was elected Supreme Pontiff on the 4th ballot.

In the Conclave of March 2013, 115 Cardinals voted. Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio
was elected Supreme Pontiff on the 5th ballot.  

Cardinal Electors

Abril y Castello, Santos   Gracias, Oswald   Quevedo, Orlando B., OMI  
Alencherry, George   Grocholewski, Zenon   Raï, Béchara Boutros  
Amato, Angelo   Harvey, James Michael   Ravasi, Gianfranco  
Amigo Vallejo, O.F.M. Carlos   Hummes, O.F.M. Cláudio   Ricard, Jean-Pierre  
Antonelli, Ennio   Koch, Kurt   Rigali, Justin Francis  
Backis, Audrys Juozas   Kutwa, Jean-Pierre   Rivera Carrera, Norberto  
Bagnasco, Angelo   Lacroix, Gerald Cyprien, ISPX   Robles Ortega, Francisco  
Baldisseri, Lorenzo   Lajolo, Giovanni   Rode, Franc  
Barbarin, Philippe   Langlois, Chibly   Rodríguez Maradiaga, Oscar Andrés, S.D.B.  
Bassetti, Gualtiero   Lehmann, Karl   Romeo, Paolo  
Bergoglio, S.J., Jorge Mario   Levada, William Joseph   Rouco Varela, Antonio María  
Bertello, Giuseppe   López Rodríguez, Nicolás de Jesús   Ryłko, Stanisław  
Bertone, Tarcisio   Mahony, Roger Michael   Salazar Gómez, Rubén  
Betori, Giuseppe   Martínez Sistach, Lluís   Sandri, Leonardo  
Bozanic, Josip   Marx, Reinhard   Sarah, Robert  
Brady, Seán Baptist   Monsengwo Pasinya, Laurent   Sardi, Paolo  
Bráz de Aviz, João   Monteiro de Castro, Manuel   Sarr, Théodore-Adrien  
Brenes Solórzano, Leopoldo José   Monterisi, Francesco   Scherer, Odilo Pedro  
Burke, Raymond Leo   Müller, Gerhard Ludwig   Schönborn, O.P. Christoph  
Caffarra, Carlo   Naguib, Antonios   Scola, Angelo  
Calcagno, Domenico   Napier, O.F.M. Wilfred Fox   Sepe, Crescenzio  
Cañizares Llovera, Antonio   Nichols, Vincent Gerard   Stella, Beniamino  
Cipriani Thorne, Juan Luis   Nicora, Attilio   Tagle, Louis Antonio Gokim  
Coccopalmerio, Francesco   Njue, John   Tauran, Jean-Louis  
Collins, Thomas Christopher   Nycz, Kazimierz   Tempesta, Orani João  
Comastri, Angelo   O'Brien, Edwin Frederick   Terrazas Sandoval, C.SS.R. Julio  
Cordes, Paul Joseph   O'Brien, Keith Michael Patrick   Thottunkal, Baselio Clemis  
Damasceno Assis, Raymundo   O'Malley, Sean   Tong Hon, John  
Darmaatmadja, S.J. Julius Riyadi   Okogie, Anthony Olubunmi   Toppo, Telesphore Placidus  
De Paolis, Velasio   Onaiyekan, John Olorunfemi   Turcotte, Jean-Claude  
Dias, Ivan   Ortega y Alamino, Jaime Lucas   Turkson, Peter Kodwo Appiah  
DiNardo, Daniel Nicholas   Ouédraogo, Philippe Nakellentuba   Urosa Savino, Jorge Liberato  
Dolan, Timothy Michael   Ouellet, P.S.S. Marc   Vallini, Agostino  
Duka, Dominik Jaroslav, O.P.   Parolin, Pietro   Vegliò, Antonio Maria  
Dziwisz, Stanislaw   Patabendige Don, Albert Malcolm Ranjith   Versaldi, Giuseppe  
Eijk, Willem Jacobus   Pell, George   Vingt-Trois, André Armand  
Erdo, Peter   Pengo, Polycarp   Wako, Gabriel Zubeir  
Ezzati Andrello, Ricardo, SDB   Piacenza, Mauro   Woelki, Rainer Maria  
Filoni, Fernando   Poli, Mario Aurelio   Wuerl, Donald William  
George, O.M.I. Francis E.   Puljic, Vinko   Yeom Soo Jung, Andrew  
     
THE SUPREME PONTIFF   THE COLLEGE OF CARDINALS   THE ROMAN CURIA   PAPAL INTERREGNUM

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