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Question 1: A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official, usually a bishop, of the ________.
PopeCatholic ChurchPope John Paul IIPope Gregory I

Question 2: ________, Cardinal Bishop of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops
Justin Francis RigaliGiovanni Battista ReDarío Castrillón HoyosLeonardo Sandri

Question 3: They are collectively known as the ________, which as a body elects a new pope.
Pope Benedict XVIVatican CityCollege of CardinalsRoman Curia

Question 4: Roger Etchegaray, ________, Vice-Dean, President emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
Gian Francesco AlbaniBartolomeo PaccaRoman Catholic Suburbicarian Diocese of Porto-Santa RufinaBishop of Ostia

Question 5: Since most cardinals are also bishops, the title of cardinal bishop only means that the cardinal in question holds the title of one of the "suburbicarian" sees — they include the ________ — or is a patriarch of an Eastern Catholic church.
Luigi TragliaDean of the College of CardinalsCarlo ConfalonieriBishop of Ostia

Question 6: For a period ending in the mid-20th century, long-serving cardinal priests were entitled to fill vacancies that arose among the cardinal bishops, just as ________ of ten years' standing are still entitled to become cardinal priests.
Cardinal (Catholicism)Pope Benedict XVIPope John Paul IICatholic Church hierarchy

Question 7: The Dean, the head (as ________) of the College of Cardinals, is elected by the cardinal bishops holding suburbicarian sees from among their own number, an election, however, that must be approved by the pope.
United KingdomPrimus inter paresCommonwealth realmSwitzerland

Question 8: During the ________, the period between a pope's death and the election of his successor, the day-to-day governance of the Church as a whole is in the hands of the College of Cardinals.
Pope John Paul IISede vacanteCatholic Church hierarchyCatholic Church

Question 9: José Saraiva Martins, ________, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
Roman Catholic Suburbicarian Diocese of PalestrinaLuigi Oreglia di Santo StefanoRoman Catholic Suburbicarian Diocese of AlbanoRoman Catholic Suburbicarian Diocese of Porto-Santa Rufina

Question 10: Most cardinals have additional duties, such as leading a diocese or archdiocese or running a department of the ________.
PopeCatholicismCatholic ChurchRoman Curia


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