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Once ‘Papabile,’ Bishop-Maker Cardinal Marc Ouellet Retires

Alan KoppschallCardinal Marc Ouellet, who has led the Vatican’s office for choosing bishops for over a dozen years, talks with Hannah Brockhaus, CNA Rome correspondent, and EWTN Rome Bureau Chief Andreas Thonhauser at the Dicastery of Bishops in Vatican City on Feb. 23, 2023.

Cardinal Ouellet led the Archdiocese of Québec, with its more than 1 million Catholics, until 2010, when he was brought back to the Vatican as prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.