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Francis Eugene George OMI (born January 16, 1937) is an American cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was the eighth Archbishop of Chicago. George resigned in September 2014 because of health issues. Blase J. Cupich succeeded him.
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- Cheney, David. "Francis Eugene Cardinal George, O.M.I.". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bgeorge.html.
- "Cardinal George says cancer is showing 'signs of new activity'". Chicago Tribune. March 7, 2014. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-cardinal-george-cancer-20140307,0,4826759.story. Retrieved March 7, 2014.