February 15, 2013

Cardinal George Puts His Salvation on the Line

Manya Brachear, Chicago Tribune

As he nears his own retirement, Cardinal Francis George will head to Rome likely to play a powerful role in choosing Pope Benedict XVI's successor and charting a course for the next chapter of the Roman Catholic Church.

Most recently focused on reaching a new generation and preserving Catholic identity in an increasingly secularized world, George, the College of Cardinals' elder statesman, is expected to encourage his colleagues to choose a pontiff who will do the same.

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