Blase Joseph Cupich (pronounced SOO-pitch; March 19, is an American prelate of the Cupich was the choice of Pope Francis to succeed Francis Cardinal George as Archbishop of Chicago on September 20, He attended Archbishop Ryan high school in Omaha Nebraska He attended St. John Vianney.
Chicago's Archbishop Blase Cupich was elevated to cardinal by Pope Francis on Saturday. Mary Ann Ahern reports from Rome.
Blase Cupich has been elevated to cardinal by Pope Francis at a ceremony in the Vatican Saturday morning. Archbishop Cupich Receives Pallium From Pope Francis RedEye Your weekend plans. He has served on the Board of Trustees of St. Seton Academy, South Holland. That operating budget pays for parishes, schools and other ministries of the archdiocese. Maria High School, Chicago.