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  • Pope's Albania visit prompts long-awaited facelift for Tirana square

    TIRANA (Reuters) - Pope Francis has worked a small miracle in Albania even before his arrival here on Sunday -- spurring bitter political foes to join forces to spruce up the rundown square where he will celebrate Mass.
  • Pope names moderate as Chicago archbishop, key role in U.S. Church

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his first major appointment in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States, on Saturday named Bishop Blase Cupich as the new archbishop of Chicago. Cupich, 65, who is seen as a moderate and is...

    Vatican names Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George

    Vatican names Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George
    The Vatican on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to succeed Cardinal Francis George as the leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago. In an announcement by the Vatican at about 5 a.m. Chicago time, the Roman Catholic Church said it...

    George led flock through tough times

    George led flock through tough times
    The appointment of Cardinal Francis George's successor represents an unprecedented transition in the city's Roman Catholic Church, where no other leader has lived long enough to meet the man taking his place. George's more than 17 years at the helm of...

    Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George

    Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George
    The man reported to be the next archbishop of Chicago, like the ailing cardinal he would replace, opposes same-sex marriage and, in his two previous jobs as bishop, has been outspoken in his advocacy for the poor. But unlike Francis George, Blase Cupich...