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S+L BLOG: Cardinal Francis George

By Catholic News Service CHICAGO (CNS) — Cardinal Francis E. George, the retired archbishop of Chicago who was the first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, died April 17 at his residence after nearly 10 years battling cancer. He was 78. His successor in Chicago, Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, called Cardinal George “a man of ...read more
Below you will find Archbishop Blase Cupich’s homily in Holy Name Cathedral at Monday evening’s prayer service on the vigil of his installation as the Ninth Archbishop of Chicago: The Windy City’s ablaze with gratitude & hope Chicago welcomes Archbishop Blase Cupich at Prayer Vigil It is only polite to begin with an expression of ...read more
In the latest episode of Witness, Fr. Thomas Rosica interviews one of America’s great religious leaders, Cardinal Francis George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago. During his tenure as President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal George earned the reputation of thinker-in-chief. A philosopher, theologian, and pastor with a great missionary spirit, Cardinal George ...read more