Archbishop Nichols: 'Mark of trust from Pope Francis'
12 January 2014 Last updated at 17:17 GMT
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, is to be created a Cardinal by Pope Francis.
Archbishop Nichols will be one of 19 new Cardinals from around the world who will be appointed at the next consistory of Cardinals, which takes place at the Vatican on 22 February.
Austen Ivereigh from the website Catholic Voices, told BBC News that the appointment is "a mark of confidence and of trust".