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College of Cardinals

Syllabification: Col·lege of Car·di·nals

Definition of College of Cardinals in English:

The body of cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church, founded in the 11th century and since 1179 responsible for the election of the pope. Also called Sacred College.

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