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  • Cardinal Francis George dies at 78; head of Chicago Archdiocese

    Cardinal Francis George dies at 78; head of Chicago Archdiocese
    Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who led the U.S. bishops' fight against Obamacare and played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal, has died. He was 78. George, who retired as...
  • Priest launches new Catholic school

    Priest launches new Catholic school
    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." Father...
  • 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...
  • 4 Catholic schools in, 2 opt out as archdiocese eyes regional model

    4 Catholic schools in, 2 opt out as archdiocese eyes regional model
    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...
  • 6 Northwest Side Catholic schools asked to work together for reorganization

    6 Northwest Side Catholic schools asked to work together for reorganization
    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...
  • Remembering a deceased priest

    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...
  • Three archbishops who led Chicago Catholics through turbulent times

    Three archbishops who led Chicago Catholics through turbulent times
    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...
  • In Chicago, some see next archbishop as a 'breath of fresh air'

    In Chicago, some see next archbishop as a 'breath of fresh air'
    Roman Catholics across the Chicago area flocked to their parishes Sunday, expressing hope that their next archbishop, Blase Cupich, will be an extension of Pope Francis by welcoming more voices on matters such as same-sex marriage and helping to heal...
  • Charges filed in slaying of mom and daughter, 7

    Charges filed in slaying of mom and daughter, 7
    Friends say Ania Kosinska had a troubled relationship with her boyfriend, Maciej Kotlinski, but the two remained living together with two daughters in their Northwest Side home. On Sunday, Kotlinski stabbed and slashed Kosinska and 7-year-old Victoria,...
  • Man accused in killing of girlfriend, daughter sobs in court as injuries detailed

    Man accused in killing of girlfriend, daughter sobs in court as injuries detailed
    A man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend and their 7-year-old daughter during a rampage inside their Northwest Side home began sobbing Tuesday in Cook County court as a prosecutor detailed the horrific injuries suffered by the child.   Extra...