The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, is to be created a Cardinal by Pope Francis today.
Archbishop Nichols, was born in Crosby in Liverpool in 1945 and has been a priest for almost fifty years.
He is the 11th Archbishop of Westminster to be created a Cardinal.
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