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Ten Things You Should Know About Pope Benedict XVI

He elevated 90 new cardinals.

Only the pope can make a bishop into a cardinal. This is called elevating a cardinal.

Elevating or creating cardinals is one way a pope can be sure his policies will continue after him.

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