Cardinal DiNardo released from hospital after suffering mild stroke

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor, Megan Kennedy - Digital News Editor

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo speaks during an interview with KPRC2's Bill Balleza in Houston on Jan. 31, 2019.

HOUSTON - Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the head of the U.S. delegation, was released from a Houston hospital after he suffered a mild stroke Friday night, according to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

DiNardo was released Wednesday, the archdiocese said, citing an improvement of health. He then entered a standard rehabilitation program, which lasts roughly two weeks, the archdiocese said.

During the time of his stroke, DiNardo said in a release that he is looking forward to getting back to work.

"With so much to do, I am looking forward to getting back to work as soon as possible," he said.

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