Cardinal Francis George

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (left) and the late Cardinal Francis George of Chicago. (Credit: Dolan, CBS2; George, Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan: Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George Was A ‘Gift’

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Friday honored his longtime Chicago counterpart, Cardinal Francis George, as a “pastor, friend and guide.”


People pass by a placard of the city of Rome in homage to Pope Benedict XVI on March 1, 2013 (Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dolan, Other Cardinals Say They Have Short List For The Next Pope

The papal succession process will start on Monday. That’s when cardinals will gather in Rome for formal meetings to set a conclave date to elect the next pope.