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Cardinale Daniel DiNardo Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, and President of the USCCB  (L'OSSERVATORE ROMANO)

Cardinal DiNardo released from hospital

The President of the USCCB, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston is expected to make a full recovery.

By Vatican News

The President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, was released from hospital on Tuesday, and has entered a “standard rehabilitation program”, expected to last about two weeks. The Archbishop of Galveston-Houston had suffered a mild stroke on Friday, 15 March, while leading the Stations of the Cross.

According to a statement from the Archdiocese, doctors expect Cardinal DiNardo to make a full recovery. Cardinal DiNardo thanked his caregivers: “I could not be more grateful to the truly wonderful doctors and nurses at St. Joseph’s [Hospital] for their expert care and compassion, which has helped hasten my way down the road to a full recovery,” he said. “I am also doubly thankful for the many kind wishes and especially the prayers that have been directed towards my healing, which I can assure you are making a true difference. I look forward to getting back to work soon and continuing the important work we have before us.”

The USCCB has also issued a statement, joining the Archdiocese in continued prayers for Cardinal DiNardo’s full recovery. 

21 March 2019, 09:12