Tag Archives: Archd. Chicago


From Chicago Sun-Times: Cardinal George criticized for plans to attend alleged gay-conversion conference BY FRANCINE KNOWLES Religion Reporter Cardinal Francis George is being called out in a petition drive to drop plans to offer mass at a conference where critics … Read More

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Card. George (Archd. Chicago) seems to be cancer free

From the Chicago Tribune: Cardinal George: Doctors ‘couldn’t find any evidence of cancer’ By Manya A. Brachear Tribune reporter 7:39 a.m. CST, December 12, 2012 Medical tests have shown that Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George appears to be free of cancer, … Read More

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“Chicago values”: Card. George, Archbishop v Rahm Emanuel, Mayor

His Eminence Francis Card. George, Archbishop of Chicago, has published a piece on the archdiocesan website. His Eminence gralloched Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the issue of “Chicago values”. My emphases and comments: Monday, July 30, 2012 Reflections on “Chicago values” … Read More

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Card. George writes about unity, Pres. Obama’s attacks, and Catholics who don’t stand with the bishops.

Card. George of Chicago offers observations about the present situation we face as a Church in the United States even as the President of the United States attacks the Church. He first speaks about the “ad limina” visit he is … Read More

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Card. George turns 75, submits letter of resignation (He is still Archbishop of Chicago!)

I read on the site of the Chicago Tribune that upon turning 75 Card. George has submitted his letter of resignation to the Holy Father.  He does not expect the letter to be accepted for at least two years. Can. … Read More

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Pfleger Pfollies: developments!

One of Julius Caesar’s principles of warfare was that you do well to leave your enemy an honorable escape route unless you plan to crush or fight to the death. In the Chicago Tribune we find this, with my emphases … Read More

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Fr. Pfleger suspended by Card. George

Remember the Chicago – and I say Chicago rather than Catholic – priest Fr. Michael Pfleger? A reader alerted me to this headline and story in the Chicago Tribune: Cardinal suspends Pfleger: ‘You are not able to pastor a Catholic … Read More

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