EWTN Catholic Q&A
Cardinal Priest, Bishops and Deacons
Question from Tanya D. on 04-12-2005:

At the introduction of the 5th Novendiales Mass for the Holy Father, the commentator mentioned the presence of the Cardinal Priests, Cardinal Bishops and Cardinal Deacons.

Please explain the titles.

Thank you!

Answer by Colin B. Donovan, STL on 04-12-2005:

You can read about them in detail on our See of Peter mini-site at:

College of Cardinals