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  • Cardinal: 'Can't be a decision yet' on Pfleger

    Cardinal Francis George said today in Westchester that a final decision hasn’t been made on the future of the Rev. Michael Pfleger’s continued service at St. Sabina Catholic Church.  “There can’t be a decision yet,”...
  • 'Family' of St. Sabina march at cardinal's home to protest Pfleger's suspension

    'Family' of St. Sabina march at cardinal's home to protest Pfleger's suspension
    About 100 parishioners of St. Sabina marched in front of Cardinal Francis George's red brick mansion today to protest the suspension of their pastor, the Rev. Michael Pfleger. The parishioners and residents of the Auburn Gresham neighborhood gathered...
  • Sabina parishoners decry move-in by priest

    St. Sabina parish officials today said they were insulted that a priest named as a temporary assistant pastor this week was moved into the church's rectory this morning, calling the move disrespectful to the community and the Rev. Michael Pfleger, who was...
  • Could the Catholic Church kill healthcare reform? Pelosi, a Catholic, deems the bill toward passage

     
    They were a major power when the healthcare bill first came up on the House floor, forcing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to allow Michigan Democrat Bart Stupak's amendment explicitly banning use of public funds for abortions, a move that provoked......
  • The Cardinal vs. the commentator

     
    WLS AM weekly talk host Tom Roeser among whose other titles is the chair of Catholic Citizens of Illinois, finds himself in a sharp war of words with Francis Cardinal Francis George, the Archbishop of Chicago.I don't have a dog......
  • Update: Tom Roeser and the Cardinal

     
    Michael Miner at the Reader reports an issue I tipped here on April 4: Cardinal George and the Dragon -- Can Chicago's Catholic leader smite fire-breathing critic Tom Roeser? In it, Miner notes that Roeser's allusions on his blog to......
  • In surprise pick, U.S. Catholic bishops choose N.Y. archbishop as new leader

     
    From The Associated Press: BALTIMORE — New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan was elected Tuesday to be president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in an upset victory over an Arizona vice president with a moderate style who had been widely...
  • Cardinal: Gays and lesbians exclude themselves from Catholic Church

     
    In a talk with students at Northwestern University in Chicago, Cardinal Francis George said gays and lesbians aren't excluded from the church, according to The Daily Northwestern. “If they feel they are excluded, it is only because they have decided...
  • Perhaps my disinterested ravings will interest you

     
    The language-is-organic folks contend we should abandon efforts to preserve the distinction between “uninterested” and “disinterested,” since the two are often used interchangeably to mean a lack of interest. From Thursday's...
  • Crucial job awaits Cardinal Keeler at papal conclave

    When word of Pope Leo XIII's grave illness reached the United States in 1903, Cardinal James Gibbons booked passage on every steamship leaving for Rome, according to his biographers, lest he miss the opportunity to vote for the pope's successor. The...
  • ALD. RICHARD MELL: `If your child comes to you and tells you this and you really have a problem with it and it becomes a real issue, you really don't deserve to call yourself a parent.'

    Deborah Mell was still in elementary school, 6th or 7th grade, when she began making bicycle trips to a neighborhood on Chicago's North Side where she could get a gay newspaper. At the newsstand, trying not to look like she was staring, she'd watch the...