| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Archbishop Blase Cupich began his first Christmas Eve at the helm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago with a few words on suffering.
The city's ninth archbishop visited Lurie Children's Hospital on Wednesday morning, where he welcomed what he...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A Catholic priest who served Wilmette’s St. Francis Xavier church from 1974 to 1984 became embroiled in multiple sex abuse allegations after he retired from the church in 1992, according to documents released Thursday by the Archdiocese of Chicago....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The newly installed leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago celebrated Mass on the campus of Des Plaines' Maryville Academy early Friday with thousands who gathered to mark the annual feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Archbishop Blase J....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Presiding over his final Mass as archbishop of Chicago, Cardinal Francis George gave his departing message Sunday to parishioners in Cook and Lake counties: "You are my legacy."
George, whose failing health from cancer has made it difficult for him to...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Cardinal Francis George has announced that he has written Chicago's Roman Catholic schools into his will.
"While waiting for the Pope's appointment of the ninth Archbishop of Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich, I reflected often on our Church in Chicago...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Just weeks from retirement, Cardinal Francis George presided over an annual awards ceremony Sunday afternoon that honored more than 200 individuals, couples and families from 147 parishes in Cook and Lake counties.
Most of the honorees were bestowed the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:18 PM
In one of Cardinal Francis George’s final acts before retirement, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago will shutter seven elementary schools and consolidate six more by next school year, church officials announced Wednesday.
George said the...
| Oct 31, 2014
Thursday's Page One story about the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's European tour misidentified Eugene Izotov. He is the CSO's principal oboist.
A map in Thursday's main news section detailing Archdiocese of Chicago schools scheduled for consolidation...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:07 PM
At Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School in Des Plaines, parents said they aren't sure what's next for their kids now that their school is shutting its doors.
Tom Ramsden, 43, of Des Plaines, summed up his reaction to the closure news with one word:...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Cardinal Francis George on Thursday said the public release of the internal files of 36 priests accused of sexually abusing children shows the church’s “commitment to transparency” in one of the most disturbing chapters in the Roman...