Prague Archbishop Duka becomes cardinal, appointed by Pope

Czech Happenings

Prague – Prague Archbishop Dominik Duka has become cardinal, appointed by Pope Benedict XVI at the close of a mass today, the Prague Archbishopric told CTK.

To date the Czech Republic has had only one cardinal, Miloslav Vlk.

Duka has become the 22nd cardinal coming from the Bohemian and Moravian dioceses.

Duka, 68, will receive the appointing decree in February.

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