Elevation to cardinal
The pope placed the biretta on O'Malley's head, spoke in Latin of the need for O'Malley to be willing to spill blood for the church (the same message he said to each new cardinal), and then blessed him and gave him a kiss of peace.
The pope placed the biretta on O'Malley's head, spoke in Latin of the need for O'Malley to be willing to spill blood for the church (the same message he said to each new cardinal), and then blessed him and gave him a kiss of peace.
(Globe Staff Photo / David Ryan)