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  • Cardinal Francis George: Chicago's accidental archbishop

    Cardinal Francis George: Chicago's accidental archbishop
    Early in his pontificate, Pope Francis declared his opposition to clerical "careerism" — in the Vatican and throughout the church. Of the many things that can be said of the late Cardinal Francis George, one thing is certain: He was not a careerist. If anything, he was Chicago's accidental archbishop.
  • The Rev. Andrew M. Greeley dies at 85; outspoken Catholic priest

    The Rev. Andrew M. Greeley dies at 85; outspoken Catholic priest
    A self-described "loud-mouthed Irish priest" ("And may they carve it on my gravestone!" he once quipped), the Rev. Andrew M. Greeley rejected a conventional definition of his vocation. Denied a parish, the Roman Catholic priest created his own pulpits...

    10 things you might not know about Chicago authors

    10 things you might not know about Chicago authors
    There's no point in getting wordy, so we'll simply remind you that the Tribune-sponsored 27th annual Printers Row Lit Fest takes place June 4-5. For now, here are 10 "chapters" of Chicago lit: 1 Ben Hecht, who co-wrote the play "The Front Page" and was a...

    Andrew Greeley dead: Priest, author, critic was 85

    Andrew Greeley dead: Priest, author, critic was 85
    The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...

    Funeral, wake set for Fr. Andrew Greeley

    Funeral, wake set for Fr. Andrew Greeley
    Funeral arrangements have been announced for the Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Chicago priest, novelist and sociologist who died this week at age 85. A wake for the Rev. Greeley is scheduled for 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Catholic...