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If there’s a conclave soon, will the cardinals-designate get to vote?

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I.Media for Aleteia - published on 05/31/22

And how many cardinal electors are there? How many should there be?

Pope Francis sprang a surprise when he announced on May 29, 2022, the creation of 16 new cardinal electors and five non electors. They will become cardinals in a consistory to be held on August 27.

While some pundits speculate about the end of the pontificate (will the Pope’s health cause him to resign?), this unusual three-month delay between the announcement of the consistory and its actual holding offers an opportunity to consider some provisions of Church law.

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