We are full of gratitude as we welcome our new Chancellor, Archbishop Blase Cupich, who has already served Catholic Extension so well as the Chair of our Board’s Mission Committee for the past five years. As one of our “mission bishops” for 16 years, Archbishop Cupich has a true missionary heart and spirit. In his dual role--as Archbishop of Chicago overseeing more than 2 million Catholics, and as Chancellor of Catholic Extension serving our 94 mission dioceses--he will touch the lives of at least 13 million U.S. Catholics. We look forward with great joy to his leadership.
We are enormously grateful for Cardinal George. For 17 years, he has guided Catholic Extension with immense wisdom and compassion. During his tenure as Chancellor, we have grown tremendously in our capacity to support the Catholic Church in the forgotten corners of America.
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