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Cupich Becomes Chicago Archbishop Tonight


The Chicago diocese will have a new archbishop tonight.

Blase Cupich will arrive for the Rite of Reception. Retiring Cardinal Francis George presides over an evening service.

Cupich officially succeeds George as archbishop during the Installation Mass.

Other public figures are expected to attend. Cupich will deliver a homily.

Pope Francis named him as George's successor in September.