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Vatican Picks Haiti's First Cardinal

The Vatican has appointed the first Haitian cardinal in history. A visibly joyous Chibly Langlois, Bishop of Les Cayes, said the nomination on the weekend caught him by surprise. “This shows the pope has a special affection for Haiti and the Haitian church,” he said in Creole from his diocese in Les Cayes, adding that he looks forward to working with the pontiff to further the mission of the Catholic Church. Pope Francis appointed 19 cardinals, his first selection since he became...

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