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Sphere of influence

Issue: "Who will be the next pope?," April 16, 2005

The College of Cardinals by region

Europe: 58

Italy (20), Germany (6), Spain (6), France (5), Poland (3), Britain (2), Hungary (2), Portugal (2), Ukraine (2), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bosnia-Herzegovina (1), Croatia (1), Czech Republic (1), Ireland (1), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Netherlands (1), Switzerland (1)

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Latin America and the Caribbean: 21

Brazil (4), Mexico (4), Colombia (3), Chile (2), Argentina (1), Bolivia (1), Dominican Republic (1), Cuba (1), Guatemala (1), Honduras (1), Nicaragua (1), Peru (1)

North America 14

United States (11), Canada (3)

Africa: 11

Nigeria (2), Cameroon (1), Democratic Republic of Congo (1), Ghana (1), Ivory Coast (1), Madagascar (1), South Africa (1), Sudan (1), Tanzania (1), Uganda (1)

Asia: 11

India (3), Japan (2), Philippines (2), Indonesia (1), Syria (1), Thailand (1), Vietnam (1)

Australia: 2

Australia (1), New Zealand (1)

Total: 117 cardinals from 52 countries

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