The meaning of cardinal in dream | Dream Interpretation
The cardinal’s bright red rohe brings the fire of passion to liberate sexual expression. Since cardinals are monogamous, the appearance of the bird may summon you to take flight with the expression of sexual feelings within a committed relationship. It may also be a reminder that your sexuality is innocent, since the cardinal is the liberator of wounds and fears concerning sexual expression. (See Birds.)
A symbol of importance or high rank
See Abbot. Also see Meeting.
3. Major sin.
If the cardinal is a bird, in flight, it signifies an urge for freedom and release from responsibilities.
Dreams of the high ranking church official symbolize connection and access to your higher wisdom and spiritual authority.
If the dream is about the bird it foretells a colorful, vital and joyful experience is right around the corner. See Bird.
It is unlucky to dream you see a cardinal in his robes. You will meet such misfortunes as will necessitate your removal to distant or foreign lands to begin anew your ruined fortune.
For a woman to dream this is a sign of her downfall through false promises.
If priest or preacher is a spiritual adviser and his services are supposed to be needed, especially in the hour of temptation, then we find ourselves dreaming of him as a warning against approaching evil.