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New Cardinals Signal a Shift Away from the U.S. Culture Wars

posted on October 9, 2016

America’s Michael O’Loughlin reports that Pope Francis announced 17 new cardinals on Sunday, including three from the United States: Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago, Archbishop Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis, and Bishop Kevin Farrell, who is serving at the Vatican in Rome. Picking Cupich and Tobin, O’Loughlin writes, “is a message to other U.S. prelates that the church needs leaders less concerned with culture war issues and who are instead focused on building bridges and making the church a more welcoming place.”

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