Former Indianapolis archbishop inducted as Cardinal

By Victoria T. Davis
November 19, 2016

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INDIANAPOLIS – Former Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin was elevated to Cardinal status in Vatican City Saturday morning.

Tobin was named a Cardinal by the Pope in October. 

Dozens of people from the Indianapolis Archdiocese made the trip to see Tobin become inducted. In all, 17 people were elevated to Cardinal status during the ceremony.

Tobin served as archbishop of Indianapolis for four years and will soon become archbishop of Newark, NJ. He will be formally installed January 6,2016.

A special mass to congratulate Tobin will take place Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis.

There is no information on when a new archbishop will be named for Indianapolis.


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