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The list includes the names of the 45 religious cardinals, the position they occupied at the time of their cardinalitial creation, and the year of their promotion.


Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines - O.S.B.)      (4)

Antoine Bohier Du Prat, archbishop of Bourges, France (1517)
Philippe de la Chambre, abbot of Saint-Pierre-de-Corbie, France (1533)
Gregorio Cortese, of the congregation of S. Giustino de Padua (1542)
Anne de Pérusse d'Escars de Givry, bishop of Lisieux, France (1596)

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Order of Hermits of Saint Augustine (Augustinians - O.E.S.A.)      (3)

Egidio de Viterbo, superior general of the Order (1517)
Girolamo Seripando, archbishop of Salerno (1561)
Gregorio Petrocchini, superior general of the Order (1589)

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Order of Monks of Saint Paul First Hermit (O.S.P.P.E.)      (1)

Györgi Martinuzzi, bishop of Nagy Várad, Hungary (1551)

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Order of the Cistercians (O.Cist)      (1)

Jérôme Souchier, superior general of the Order (1568)

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Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans - O.F.M. or O.Min.)      (1)
Francisco Quiñones, superior general of his order (1527)

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Order of Friars Minor Conventuals (Franciscans - O.F.M.Conv.)      (4)
Clemente Grosso della Rovere, nephew of Pope Julius II, bishop of Mende, France (1503)
Marco Vigerio della Rovere, bishop of Senigallia, governor of Castello Sant'Angelo, Rome (1505)
Felice Peretti Montalto, bishop of Sant'Agata dei Goti (1570) (Pope Sixtus V)
Costanzo da Sarnano (1586)

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Order of Friars Minor Observants (Franciscans - O.F.M.Obs.)      (4)
Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros, archbishop of Toledo, Spain (1507)
Cristoforo Numai, superior general of the Order (1517)
William Peto, bishop of Salisbury, England (1557)
Clemente d'Olera, superior general of the Order (1557)

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Order of Friars Minor Capuchins (Franciscans - O.F.M.Cap.)      (1)

Anselmo Marzato (1604)

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Order of Preachers (Dominicans - O.P.)      (11)

Tommaso Vio, superior general of the Order (1517)
García de Loaysa y Mendoza, bishop of Osma, Spain (1530)
Nikolaus von Schönberg, archbishop of Capua (1535)
Juan Álvarez y Alva de Toledo, bishop of Burgos, Spain (1538)
Tommaso Badia, master of the Sacred Palace (1542)
Pietro Bertani, bishop of Fano (1551)
Michele Ghislieri, bishop of Nepi (1557) (Pope Pius V)
Michele Bonelli, grandnephew of Pope Pius V (1566)
Archangelo de' Bianchi, bishop of Teano (1570)
Vincenzo Giustiniani, superior general of the Order (1570)
Girolamo Bernerio, bishop of Ascoli Piceno (1586)

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Order of the Servants of Mary (Servites - O.S.M.)      (2)

Dionisio Laurerio, superior general of the Order (1539)
Stefano Bonucci, bishop of Arezzo (1587)

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Society of Jesus (Jesuits - S.J.)      (2)

Francisco Toledo (1593)
Roberto Bellarmino (1599)

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Congregation of the Clerics Regular Theatines (Theat.)      (2)

Gianbernardino Scotti, archbishop of Trani (1555)
Paolo Burali d'Arezzo, bishop of Piacenza (1570)

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Oratory of Saint Philip of Neri (Oratorians - O.S.F.N. or Orat.)      (2)

Francesco Maria Tarugi, archbishop of Avignon, France (1596)
Cesare Baronio, protonotary apostolic de numero participantium (1596)

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Order of Saint John of Jerusalem (O.S.Io.Hieros.)      (8)

Antonio Sanseverino (1527)
Pietro Bembo, Venetian senator (1538)
Ranuccio Farnese, administrator of the archdiocese of Naples (1545)
Fulvio Giulio della Corgna, bishop of Perugia (1551)
Giovanni Vincenzo Gonzaga, prior of Barletta (1578)
Federico Cornaro, seniore, bishop of Padua (1585)
Hughes de Loubenx de Verdalle, grand master of the Order (1587)
Silvestro Aldobrandini, prior in Rome of the Order, grand-nephew of Pope Clement VIII (1603)

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Order of Saint James (O.S.Iacobis)      (1)

Innico d'Avalos d'Aragona (1561)

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Cardinals religious created by:
Pius III (1503) -- None
Julius II (1503-1513) -- 3
Leo X (1513-1521) -- 5
Adrian VI (1522-1523) -- None
Clement VII (1523-1534) -- 4
Paul III (1534-1549) -- 7
Julius III (1550-1555) -- 3
Marcelus II (1555) -- None
Paul IV (1555-1559) -- 4
Pius IV (1559-1565) -- 2
St. Pius V (1566-1572) -- 6
Gregory XIII (1572-1585) -- 1
Sixtus V (1585-1590) -- 6
Urban VII (1590) -- None
Gregory XIV (1590-1591) -- None
Innocent IX (1591) -- None
Clement VIII (1592-1605) -- 7
Total -- 48

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