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Gender Male
Portrayer(s) Paul Henreid
You're in dire need of prayer. I suggest you make a retreat.

–The Cardinal

The Cardinal is a character appearing in Exorcist II: The Heretic. He is portrayed by Paul Henreid.


The Cardinal, is the ecclesiastical prince and the bishop of the Roman Catholic Church which is assigned the religious liability for investigating the scattered case of Father Merrin, he then escorts Father Lamont, who is equipped with perilous experiences of exorcisms and its' divergent forms. He is also informed that the church authority is trying to turn down the plausibility of the existence of Satan and tends toward modernizing and ameliorating certain old-fashioned tenets associated with demonology.

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