The Cardinal Who Is Trying to Save Chicago

The Atlantic’s Emma Green reports that Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago is focusing on revitalizing the city and its parishes, which have been plagued by gun violence, poverty, and poor education systems. Cupich, who was just made cardinal on Sunday, said, “There are a lot of places that don’t have good music, that don’t have a lot of lay involvement, don’t have a lot of volunteerism. They have huge deferred-maintenance issue. So how can we use our resources in a prudent way that makes what remains vibrant, vital, and sustainable for the future?”

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