Elevation to cardinal
Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, second from the right, attended the ceremony. Religious and political scholars said Romney's visit reflects the ongoing importance of Catholicism in Massachusetts and the rising importance of Catholics in presidential elections.
Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, second from the right, attended the ceremony. Religious and political scholars said Romney's visit reflects the ongoing importance of Catholicism in Massachusetts and the rising importance of Catholics in presidential elections.
(Globe Staff Photo / David Ryan)