Bishop Cantú, theologian Cathleen Kaveny discuss McElroy's cardinalatial appointment

San Jose Bishop Oscar Cantú and theologian Cathleen Kaveny (NCR screenshot/YouTube)

San Jose Bishop Oscar Cantú and theologian Cathleen Kaveny (NCR screenshot/YouTube)

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Pope Francis on Aug. 27 elevated San Diego's Bishop Robert McElroy to the rank of cardinal, along with 19 other Catholic prelates from around the world.

NCR columnist Michael Sean Winters, who believes McElroy's appointment holds "enormous significance" for the church, sat down in Rome with San Jose Bishop Oscar Cantú and theologian Cathleen Kaveny to discuss the importance of Francis' strategic decision to promote McElroy to this esteemed position.

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