Elevation to cardinal
In an elaborate ceremony, Pope Benedict XVI installed his first group of cardinals.
Creating a cardinal
Cardinals are created by a decree of the pope read during a consistory, a formal meeting of the College of Cardinals.
(3/26/06 9:23 a.m.)
GLOBE GRAPHIC: Opening the books
(By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff, 3/26/06)
VATICAN CITY -- Giving each of his new cardinals a gold ring that symbolizes their bond to the papacy, Pope Benedict XVI yesterday used an ancient ritual to reinforce a modern point: He intends to rely ever more heavily on cardinals for advice.
'It's a beautiful moment' (By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff, 3/25/06)
O'Malley becomes titular head of parish (By Michael Paulson and Sofia Celeste, Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent, 3/25/06)
(By Charles A. Radin, Globe Staff, 3/24/06)
WELLESLEY -- Catholic groups struggling to keep open parishes that are slated to close and advocates of further investigation of the clergy sexual abuse scandal joined yesterday in congratulating Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley on his elevation today to cardinal, but they said that O'Malley should mark his elevation by granting their demands.
Romney's Rome visit seen fueled by politics (By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff, 3/24/06)
In new role, his cardinal rule is safety
(Boston Globe, 3/22/06)
ROME -- Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley is not much of a clotheshorse, but on Monday he paid a visit to one of the most famous tailors in the world, Gammarelli, to buy a new outfit.
EILEEN MCNAMARA: His silence still echoes (3/22/06)
Archdiocese lags on student training (By Charles A. Radin, Globe Staff, 3/22/06)
O'Malley: 'Many signs of hope'
(By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff, 3/19/06)
Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley, preparing to accept the red hat that completes his transformation from humble friar to prince of the church, says the Archdiocese of Boston is at an important ''moment of transition."
In small groups, Catholics plan trip for O'Malley (By Charles A. Radin, Globe Staff, 3/18/06)
A quiet archbishop shows colorful side
(By Michael Levenson and Maria Cramer, Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff, 3/6/06)
After three years, the archbishop of Boston remains aloof and enigmatic to many, a distant figure in flowing robe.
PHOTO GALLERY: More about O'Malley
O'Malley and his flock get a boost
(By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff, 2/23/06)
Pope Benedict XVI named Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley a cardinal, providing a strong endorsement for a beleaguered archbishop and a weary archdiocese struggling to rebuild the storied but scandal-torn Catholic Church of Boston.
GLOBE EDITORIAL: Red hat for Boston (2/23/06)
O'Malley's elevation uplifts parish (2/27/06)