NEWS STORY: Portland Archbishop named Bernardin’s successor in Chicago

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c. 1997 Religion News Service CHICAGO _ The Vatican, acting nearly five months after the death of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, Tuesday (April 8) named Archbishop Francis George of Portland, Ore., as the new head of the powerful and important archdiocese of Chicago. Francis, 60, a member of the Oblate Fathers religious order and described as”very […]

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