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Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Sodano

Pope Francis accepted (December 21) the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Sodano, 92, as Dean of the College of Cardinals. Further, Francis issued a motu proprio limiting the term of future deans to 5 …
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Cardinal Sodano was one of longest serving Dean of the college in 100 years.

Cardinal Tisserant served 21 years (1951-72).