Archbishop O’Brien, who served as archbishop of the military services from 1997 to 2007, was elevated to the rank of cardinal on Friday, Jan 6, 2012.
- Read the article from the Vatican News Service
- Read the statement from the Archdiocese of Baltimore
- Read the article about Archbishop O’Brien from the Baltimore Sun
- Read the article about the 22 cardinals who were named from Catholic News Service
View this background video from the Archdiocese of Baltimore called Archbishop Named Cardinal. This resource was designed for catechists to share with those they serve.