Search underway for Cardinal George's replacement in Chicago
Catholic World News - May 23, 2014
The Vatican has begun the process of selecting a successor for Cardinal Francis George, and a replacement could be named by the end of the year, according to an official in the Chicago archdiocese.
Cardinal George, who is battling cancer, announced in April that he had recommended that the Vatican begin the process of finding his replacement. The cardinal, who is 77 years old, had already submitted his resignation, as required, upon reaching the age of 75.
The selection of a new Archbishop of Chicago would be the first crucial American assignment under Pope Francis.
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