Cardinal Vincent Nichols: It's a great privilege

After being elevated to the status of cardinal by Pope Francis today, Vincent Nichols said the pope had given a "directness and immediacy to the call of Christ".

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols made a Cardinal

Archbishop Vincent Nichols was made a Cardinal by Pope Francis today. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales made headlines last week when he slammed the government's austerity measures as 'a disgrace.'