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  • Immigration reformers hopeful

    Inside an Albany Park church on Saturday, Cardinal Francis George is expected to publicly urge the Obama administration to end immigration raids across the country, part of a renewed push for federal immigration reforms that has been gaining steam....
  • End immigration raids, cardinal tells president

    Cardinal Francis George on Saturday called on the Obama administration to end immigration raids across the country and pushed for passage this year of "comprehensive immigration reform" that is "fair and compassionate." "Such reform would be a clear sign...
  • Notre Dame's Obama flap

    Notre Dame's Obama flap
    After Barack Obama was elected president, Pope Benedict XVI sent him a congratulatory letter. So did Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. At the time, neither the Vatican nor the Catholic bishops...
  • Prop. 8 opponents rejoice

    Orange County opponents of Proposition 8 planned to celebrate Wednesday evening while those who supported the voter-approved ban on gay marriage vowed to continue fighting. A scheduled rally at Sasscer Park across from the federal courthouse in Santa...
  • Renovated Holy Name shines in debut mass

    For the last two years, Bob Rigali Sr. and his five children have poured their collective heart and soul into renovating Holy Name Cathedral. For more than a century, generations of the Rigali family have contributed to Chicago's Catholic landscape,...
  • Is secularism a threat to religious freedom?

    Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
  • Rev. Pfleger mum on reports he will head Leo H.S.

    Rev. Pfleger mum on reports he will head Leo H.S.
    Rev. Michael Pfleger today would not comment about unconfirmed reports that he has been asked to leave St. Sabina Catholic Church to become president of Leo High School, saying his conversations with the Archdiocese of Chicago are a confidential matter. ...
  • Pfleger 'stretched,' but wants to stay

    Pfleger 'stretched,' but wants to stay
    With his future at St. Sabina Catholic Church in doubt, a tired-sounding Rev. Michael Pfleger stood in front of his parish Sunday and asked for its prayers. Gone was the bravado and showmanship that fueled his earlier homily, in which the city’s...
  • 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...