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Pope Francis Accepts Belgian Bishop’s Request Not to Be Made a Cardinal

Carolus via Wikimedia (CC BY 4.0).Bishop Luc Van Looy, left, is shown with Archbishop Augustine Kasujja in 2017.

Bishop Luc Van Looy, the 80-year-old emeritus bishop of Ghent, was due to receive the red hat with 20 other Churchmen in Rome on Aug. 27.