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  • Cardinal George cracks joke as he receives city's highest honor

    Cardinal George cracks joke as he receives city's highest honor
    Retired Archbishop¬†Francis George talked about the unique pride Chicagoans feel for their hometown and even broke out a couple jokes on Wednesday while accepting the city’s highest honor during a City Council meeting.
  • Cardinal George to receive city's highest honor, the Medal of Merit

     Cardinal George to receive city's highest honor, the Medal of Merit
    Cardinal Francis George will receive the rarely bestowed Medal of Merit, the city of Chicago's highest honor, at Wednesday's City Council meeting, officials said. Mayor Rahm Emanuel will present George with the medal — which has previously...

    Cupich declines police detail at Holy Name rectory

    Cupich declines police detail at Holy Name rectory
    Newly installed Archbishop Blase Cupich has declined to add Chicago police officers to his existing security detail at Holy Name Cathedral's rectory, where he resides. Colleen Dolan, the Archdiocese of Chicago director of communications and public...

    Another Latin showdown over 'Pax vobiscum — unless it's tecum'

    Another Latin showdown over 'Pax vobiscum — unless it's tecum'
    On Tuesday, as the Archdiocese of Chicago changed leaders, we revived a spirited (not spiritual) debate over Latin usage. Several readers emailed or called to protest the headline atop a Tribune editorial: "Pax vobiscum, Cardinal George." These erudite...

    What does an archbishop do when he retires?

    What does an archbishop do when he retires?
    What does an archbishop do when he retires? Chicagoans will be finding out for the first time, with Cardinal Francis George being the first to reach that milestone in the local church's 124-year history as an archdiocese. George officially retired Nov....