HOUSTON — Cardinal Daniel DiNardo was released from the hospital Wednesday after suffering a mild stroke last week.

He will continue to recover at a rehabilitation program for about two weeks, according to The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

“I could not be more grateful to the truly wonderful doctors and nurses at St. Joseph’s for their expert care and compassion, which has helped hasten my way down the road to a full recovery,” said Cardinal DiNardo. “I am also doubly thankful for the many kind wishes and especially the prayers that have been directed towards my healing, which I can assure you are making a true difference. I look forward to getting back to work soon, and continuing the important work we have before us."

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Doctors said the Cardinal’s condition is constantly improving and he is expected to make a full recovery.

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