Tuesday, April 1, 2014


Vatican City, 1 April 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has:

- appointed Kathleen Sebelius of Sangerville, U.S.A., as archbishop of Chicago (area 234, population 2,714,856, Catholics 2,200,000, priests 787, religious 697), U.S.A. She succeeds Cardinal Francis Eugene George, O.M.I., whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same diocese, upon reaching the age limit, was accepted by the Holy Father.

- wished everyone a Happy April Fool's Day.