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(Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes WordNet 3.0
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(Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A cardinal is a leading bishop and prince of the College of Cardinals in the Catholic Church, appointed by the Pope for life. Wikipedia
Senior ecclesiastical official of the Catholic Church Wikidata
A high priest in the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic church, he can take part in the election of a new pope. OmegaWiki
One of the officials appointed by the pope in the Roman Catholic Church, ranking only below the pope and the patriarchs, constituting the special college which elects the pope. (See Wikipedia article on Catholic cardinals.). Wiktionary