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  • After Cardinal George's death, parishes reflect on his impact, legacy

    After Cardinal George's death, parishes reflect on his impact, legacy
    As word spread of Cardinal Francis George's death, Catholic parishes throughout the Chicago area and suburbs stopped classes in their schools, halted the workday at offices and paused to reflect on how the admired leader personally affected their...
  • Reaction to Cardinal George's death

    Reaction to Cardinal George's death
    News of Cardinal George's death on Friday brought reaction from fellow religious leaders, political leaders and others. Here are excerpts from some of them. . Statement from Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich: "A man of peace, tenacity and courage...
  • Cardinal George to be buried next to his parents in All Saints Cemetery

    Cardinal George to be buried next to his parents in All Saints Cemetery
    Cardinal Francis George will be buried in the George family plot at All Saints Cemetery & Mausoleum in suburban Des Plaines, where his parents, Francis J. and Julia R. George, were laid to rest. His funeral arrangements include a public visitation...
  • Barber recalls client, friend: Cardinal Francis George

    Barber recalls client, friend: Cardinal Francis George
    Barber Alfredo Fricano quietly stood off to the side as Archbishop Blase Cupich announced the death of Cardinal Francis George in the courtyard of Holy Name Cathedral on Friday. But the cardinal was not just Fricano's archbishop for 17 years. The cardinal...
  • Western Springs pastor remembers Cardinal George with admiration

    Western Springs pastor remembers Cardinal George with admiration
    The Rev. David Dowdle, pastor of St. John of the Cross Church in Western Springs, joined in mourning the death of Cardinal Francis George. "Nobody knew he was this close to dying," Dowdle said. The cardinal's most recent visit to St. John's was in...
  • Local clergy reflect on death of Cardinal George

    Local clergy reflect on death of Cardinal George
    Cardinal Francis George, the first Chicago native to serve as a the area's archbishop, died Friday at age 78, after years of struggling with cancer. Rev. Thomas McDermott, pastor at St. Vincent Ferrer in River Forest, was saddened to hear of the...
  • Cardinal George released from hospital, 'feeling much better'

    Cardinal George released from hospital, 'feeling much better'
    Cardinal Francis George returned home Friday after being hospitalized last week for hydration and pain management issues and "is feeling much better," the Archdiocese of Chicago announced. George was released after "the causes that required his...
  • Cardinal Francis George remains hospitalized

    Cardinal Francis George remains hospitalized
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich said Tuesday that Cardinal Francis George has not returned home and remains hospitalized at Loyola University Medical Center. Following the annual Chrism Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, where Cupich blessed the sacramental...
  • Cardinal George admitted to hospital for tests, and his blog relaunches

    Cardinal George admitted to hospital for tests, and his blog relaunches
    Cardinal Francis George has been admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood for a battery of tests since doctors stopped treating his cancer more than a month ago. George, who retired as archbishop in November, was admitted Sunday and...
  • Cupich says Cardinal George, recently hospitalized, is in good spirits

    Cupich says Cardinal George, recently hospitalized, is in good spirits
    A day after the Archdiocese of Chicago announced that Cardinal Francis George was back in the hospital, Archbishop Blase Cupich said that his predecessor was in good spirits. "He was very good to talk to, as he always is," Cupich told reporters after...
  • Chicago's Cardinal George readmitted to hospital

    Chicago's Cardinal George readmitted to hospital
    Cardinal Francis George, Chicago's retired archbishop, has been readmitted to the hospital several months after he stopped treatment for kidney cancer. The Archdiocese of Chicago said Saturday that George was admitted to Loyola University Medical Center...