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  • The Cardinal's Cancer Treatment

    The Cardinal's Cancer Treatment
    The next steps for Francis Cardinal George as he faces another battle with cancer. We spoke with a local oncologist who helped explain the type of treatment the cardinal will begin next week, and the side effects he'll likely experience. It's been six...
  • School bus hit by gunfire on Far South Side

    School bus hit by gunfire on Far South Side
    Chicago police are trying to figure out who opened fire and struck a school bus carrying children on the Far South Side Friday. Police responded to reports of criminal damage to a bus at Our Lady of Guadalupe School just before 8 a.m.  When they arrived,...
  • How clout keeps court cases secret

    How clout keeps court cases secret
    On the eighth floor of the Daley Center, behind a locked metal door, is a narrow room known as the vault. Within its walls reside files that Cook County Circuit Court judges have ordered hidden from the public, something they have done hundreds of...
  • 11th Annual Gala of the Arts Fundraiser hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

    The 11th Annual Gala of the Arts Fundraiser hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will take place on Friday, September 7 in Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Avenue. The fundraiser will support Catholic Charities' ongoing...
  • Cardinal wades into fray about Chick-fil-A

    Cardinal wades into fray about Chick-fil-A
    Chicago Cardinal Francis George has stepped in the ring on Chick-fil-A’s gay marriage controversy in a blog post, criticizing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s statement that the fast food chain’s values “are not Chicago values.” “...
  • Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future

    Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future
    When Cardinal Francis George offered his mandatory resignation letter in January, he gave every indication he intended to continue to lead the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and its more than two 2 million faithful for years to come. Friday’...
  • Irreconcilable differences

    Irreconcilable differences
    Illinois lawmakers disappointed gay marriage advocates by failing to shepherd the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act to a vote in the state house during the past legislative session. Despite a recent poll from the Pew Research Center indicating...
  • Can Chicago end homelessness?

    Can Chicago end homelessness?
    A little more than a decade ago, Chicago's strategy for fighting homelessness mainly involved stopgap measures like pointing people to a temporary bed in a shelter and giving directions to a soup kitchen. But then city officials, with the help of...
  • Cardinal George issues letter urging Catholics to oppose gay marriage bill

    Cardinal George issues letter urging Catholics to oppose gay marriage bill
    Chicago's Cardinal Francis George and his six auxiliary bishops officially entered Illinois' gay marriage fray Tuesday, issuing a letter that urges parishioners to contact state legislators and voice opposition to a legalization bill that could face a...
  • St. Gregory High School on Far North Side closing

    St. Gregory High School on Far North Side closing
    St. Gregory the Great High School in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood is closing at the end of the school year, the school has announced on its Website. St. Gregory, 1677 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., was the Archdiocese of Chicago's first co-ed high school....
  • George, religious leaders ask city to repeal water fee on non-profits

    George, religious leaders ask city to repeal water fee on non-profits
    More than 100 religious leaders and a handful of aldermen today called for a repeal of the water fee imposed on non-profits by the city last year. "The lake is a gift from God," said Cardinal Francis George said. "We feel sometimes we should charge...