Archbishop Cupich installation Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:40am admin Archbishop Blase J. Cupich was installed as the ninth Archbishop of Chicago at a Mass at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago on Nov. 18. At this Mass the Apostolic Mandate from Pope Francis was publically read and presented, which appoints Archbishop Cupich as the ninth Archbishop of Chicago. (Photos by Karen Callaway/Catholic New World) Archbishop Cupich delivers his homily before more than 900 people – including about 55 family members – at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. Archbishop Cupich and Cardinal Francis E. George, who is retiring as the church leader in Chicago, exchange greetings at the installation Mass. The Apostolic Mandate stating Archbishop Cupich’s new assignment is held up for the congregation. Members of Archbishop Blase J. Cupich's family fill the front pew, including Paul, center, and Bob, right, and Margaret Altman, between them. Archbishop George J. Lucas processes out after the installation Mass. All photos in this gallery by Karen Callaway/Catholic New World.