Cardinal dean

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the senior cardinal bishop of the college of cardinals at Rome.

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21 in St Peter's Basilica with Cardinal Angelo Sodano, dean of the College of Cardinals, presiding.
in Vatican Basilica, presided by Cardinal Angelo Sodano, dean of the College of Cardinals.
The "Fisherman's Ring" bestowed on him by Angelo Sodano, the dean of the college of cardinals, is a personalized signet ring traditionally worn by popes in honor of St.
Then, Angelo Sodano, the dean of the College of Cardinals, will place the Ring of the Fisherman on the Pope's finger 6 the ring represents St.
In a final appeal before the conclave began, the dean of the College of Cardinals, retired Cardinal Angelo Sodano, appealed for unity.
Dean of the College of Cardinals Angelo Sodano called for unity in his homily during the Mass.
The cardinals celebrated a final Mass before they sequester themselves in the Sistine Chapel for the conclave Cardinal Angelo Sodano, dean of the College of Cardinals, was leading Tuesday's Mass in St.
The dean of the college of cardinals, Angelo Sodano, has stressed that the start date will not be set until all the "cardinal electors" are in Rome.
The dean of the College of Cardinals said a date for the conclave won't be set until all cardinals have arrived.
Sodano, who as dean of the College of Cardinals will help the electors prepare for the conclave, has never hidden his disdain for the scandal-plagued Bertone, whose role as Vatican chamberlain is to organise events leading up to the conclave.
Speaking at an Easter Sunday service, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, the dean of the college of cardinals, praised Pope Benedict XVI as the "solid rock" that holds up the church, and vowed that it would not be influenced by "petty gossip" about the scandals.