Cardinal

From Cunnan
Jump to: navigation, search

Cardinal (religious officer)

A Cardinal within the Catholic Church is a very high ranking official, often a bishop or somtimes an archbishop; part of the College of Cardinals responsible, among other things, for electing the Pope. Cardinals wear distinctive red robes.

A cardinal is properly addressed as "Your Eminence".

Cardinal (colour)

Cardinal is a vivid, bright and slightly warm red named after the red robes worn by Catholic Cardinals.

Cardinal (bird)

The cardinal is a bird found only in North and South America. It is named after Catholic Cardinals due to their red color, though not all cardinals within the family are red.