Francis George

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George in May 2011

Francis Eugene George OMI (January 16, 1937 – April 17, 2015) was an American cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was the eighth Archbishop of Chicago.[1] George resigned in September 2014 because of health issues. Blase J. Cupich succeeded him.

George was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2012.[2] George died in Chicago from the disease at the age of 78.[3]

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