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car·di·nal

(kar'di-năl),
Chief or principal; in embryology, relating to the main venous drainage.
[L. cardinalis, principal]

cardinal

/car·di·nal/ (kahr´dĭ-n'l)
1. of primary or preeminent importance.
2. in embryology, pertaining to the main venous drainage.

cardinal

[kär′dənal]
Etymology: L, cardo, hinge
pertaining to something so fundamental that other things hinge on it, such as a cardinal trait that influences one's total behavior.

CARD8

A gene on chromosome 19q13.33 that encodes a protein involved in apoptosis which is highly expressed in the lung, ovary, testis and placenta. CARD8 inhibits NF-kappa-B activation and regulates cell responses controlled by NF-kappa-B transcription factor. It may be part of the inflammasome, a protein complex that activates proinflammatory caspases.
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Cruz said Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, who succeeded Rosales and former Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, respectively, could be headed for the cardinalate next year.
The events surrounding Archbishop Pell's elevation to the cardinalate commenced with a Mass celebrated by the Archbishop for his party at the Basilica of S.
Bennett concludes by asking Simon to indicate to his Charge d'Affaires at the Vatican that the appointment of Archbishop Sinnott or Bishop McNally to the Cardinalate "would be most acceptable in Canada.
The impact of Maffeo's promotion to the cardinalate further widened his social distance from Buonarroti, opening the way for a full patron-client relationship to emerge.
traces the origin of the cardinalate to the twelfth century and thus the gradual growth of the conclave or elective process whereby the princes of the Church selected the new Bishop of Rome amid the political intrigue and ecclesial rivalries that characterized the papacy of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
The new nominations confirm that the pope is not bound to the traditions of the cardinalatial sees which were motivated by historical reasons in different countries in which the cardinalate was considered almost automatically connected to such sees," explained Vatican spokesman Jesuit Fr.
Scaglia somehow became an enemy of Richelieu, and this probably was the main reason he never made the big jump to the cardinalate himself.
Further, it should be noted that John Henry Newman was raised to the cardinalate, but not to the episcopacy (22).
Public disagreement with Dollinger and energetic defense of the First Vatican Council may explain his promotion to the cardinalate in 1879.
4 that Francis' choices for cardinals indicate the pontiff does not feel bound to "the traditions of the cardinalatial sees which were motivated by historical reasons in different countries in which the cardinalate was considered almost automatically connected to such sees.
1471/74-1519), who was raised to the cardinalate three days earlier as a reaction to the conspiracy, looks out at the observer, as if displaying his new robes.
They also received the "bulla" of their elevation to the cardinalate and the title to a church in the Diocese of Rome.