Saint Luke board member named to College of Cardinals

Capuchin Father David Songy, S.T.D., Psy.D., president of Saint Luke Institute and the board and staff of Saint Luke welcome the news that Pope Francis has named Bishop Kevin J. Farrell, a member of Saint Luke’s board of directors to the College of Cardinals.


Cardinal-designate Farrell was Auxiliary Bishop of Washington and then Bishop of Dallas before being named as the prefect of a new Vatican dicastery for family, life and laity. 


The ceremony will be Nov. 19. Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R., and Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich also are among the 17 new cardinals, who come from 11 nations.