| Apr 17, 2015
| 2:22 PM
Catholic leaders in Indiana are praising the late Cardinal Francis George as a dedicated servant to the church.
The Most Rev. Donald Hying, bishop of the Diocese of Gary, says he was honored that George, despite being ill with kidney cancer, attended his...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 6:58 AM
In what one religious education expert calls a "probably unprecedented" move, a 10-year priest in Sauk Village is establishing a college-prep school he hopes to house in Chicago Heights and teach under the motto "Not a crowd, but a community."
| Apr 4, 2015
Chicago's retired Cardinal Francis George has been released from a hospital after being treated for pain and dehydration.
George left the hospital about a week after going in. He stopped treatment for kidney cancer several months ago.
The Archdiocese of...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:27 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:04 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 4:27 PM
Twenty-four hours before a number of Roman Catholic schools learned they wouldn't be open for another school year, the Rev. Dan Fallon found out that St. Cornelius Catholic School was on the closing list. Then the Chicago Archdiocese offered the parish...
| Nov 15, 2014
On Tuesday, Chicago's Roman Catholics will see Blase Cupich installed as archbishop, an event that's happened only six other times in a century.
The story of three of his predecessors — who served during the crises-filled years from World War II...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:18 PM
Recently (Jan. 1) I attended the funeral mass of a renowned and well-respected priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago (Father David J. Mulvihill died Dec. 28 at 68 years old). He was also a beloved acquaintance of mine.
Representation by the church at...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
St. James Catholic School held its 10th annual Veterans Day Prayer Service at the church in Highwood, amid hopes the tradition will continue next year after the planned merger with Holy Cross School in Deerfield.
About 150 students, families and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:41 PM
After announcing that 13 Roman Catholic schools will close or consolidate by the end of the school year, the Chicago Archdiocese confirmed Tuesday that Archbishop Blase Cupich has suggested six more schools on the Northwest Side collaborate starting in...
| 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....