(Chicago Tribune) Spokane bishop introduced as Chicago's next archbishop

On more serious matters, [Bishop Blase] Cupich was asked about reports that he had moderate leanings.

He response was that he was “no saint.”

“Labels are hard for anyone to live up to. … It’s not my agenda, it’s not what I feel,” he said. “I’m going to try to be attentive to what The Lord wants.”

He pressed for immigration reform, saying it was desperately needed and “every day we delay is a day too long,” he said.

He said he did not think Pope Francis was sending a message to U.S. Catholics with his appointment. “I think his priority is not to send a message but to send a bishop. … I think he sent a pastor, not a message,” Cupich said.

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2 comments on “(Chicago Tribune) Spokane bishop introduced as Chicago's next archbishop

  1. Ad Orientem says:

    When the left leaning press and media are calling your new bishop a “moderate” it’s a pretty good bet that you have a problem. This guy’s track record is disconcerting to say the least.

  2. magnolia says:

    i pray that he is not leading the church down the same dark path as TEC.