Pope Francis Gives N.J. Its First Cardinal

(RNS) By moving Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin to Newark the pontiff ignored protocol – and showed he’s serious about changing how the Catholic Church operates.

CHR Comment: According to the article, Cardinal Tobin is more progressive and represents a preferred leader for Pope Francis in contrast with conservative Catholics.

Source: Pope Francis gives N.J. its first cardinal – and ups the ante on church reform | Religion News Service