CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today issued the following statement on the installation of Blase Cupich as archbishop of Chicago:
“Archbishop Cupich is a strong advocate for social justice. Like Pope Francis, he has a servant’s heart. He understands that everyone, regardless of their walk of life, deserves respect and support.
“I join the people of Illinois in thanking Cardinal Francis George for his dedication to the archdiocese and welcome Archbishop Cupich as he takes on this important new role.”