Cardinal DiNardo discharged from hospital following stroke

Has entered rehabilitation program expected to last about two weeks

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo. (Credit: Alessandra Tarantino / AFP / Getty Images.)

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston has been released from the hospital, following a mild stroke last week, his archdiocese announced March 20.

The cardinal, who serves as president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, is expected to make a full recovery.

DiNardo had suffered a stroke on the evening of March 15, while leading Stations of the Cross. He was admitted to St. Joseph’s Hospital.

According to the archdiocese, he has now “entered a standard rehabilitation program which usually lasts in the neighborhood of two weeks.”

Full story at Catholic News Agency.

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