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  • Cardinal George honors area Catholics for their service

    Cardinal George honors area Catholics for their service
    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...
  • Cardinal: Closing 7 schools unavoidable in cash-strapped district

    Cardinal: Closing 7 schools unavoidable in cash-strapped district
    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...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Friday, 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...
  • Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School to close

    Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School to close
    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:...
  • Ailing Cardinal George upbeat about Catholic Charities, retirement

    Ailing Cardinal George upbeat about Catholic Charities, retirement
    Even as he struggled to walk with crutches, Cardinal Francis George appeared at the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago's annual meeting this afternoon. George said he can face retirement Nov. 18 with ease knowing that the organization is...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Search begins for Cardinal Francis George's successor

    Search begins for Cardinal Francis George's successor
    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago could have a new leader before the end of the year, according to an unusually candid announcement Thursday that the search for the area’s next archbishop is under way. That could make Cardinal Francis...
  • Blase Cupich and Chicago: The job that awaits

    Blase Cupich and Chicago: The job that awaits
    "Pray hard." —Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich, texting a Spokane priest who congratulated him on his papal appointment in Chicago. What kind of archbishop will Blase Cupich be? The question swept this metropolis over the weekend, and not...
  • Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George

    Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George
    The man reported to be the next archbishop of Chicago, like the ailing cardinal he would replace, opposes same-sex marriage and, in his two previous jobs as bishop, has been outspoken in his advocacy for the poor. But unlike Francis George, Blase Cupich...
  • Spokane bishop introduced as Chicago's next archbishop

    Spokane bishop introduced as Chicago's next archbishop
    Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., was introduced this morning as Chicago’s next archbishop, succeeding the cancer-stricken Cardinal Francis George as leader of the area’s two million Roman Catholics. His introduction followed an...