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Tribune reporterSeeking to replenish coffers that have covered the costs of construction, clergy misconduct and parish operations, the Archdiocese of Chicago is exploring a number of options to raise more money, including the sale of private bonds to investors. Though...
After more than 30 years as pastor at St. Sabina's Catholic Church, Fr. Michael Pfleger will now share the duties with someone else. Pfleger and Rev. Thulani Magwaza, who is currently the Associate Pastor at St. Sabina, will serve the church as co-...
Tribune reporterChicago's Cardinal Francis George apologized Friday for remarks aired on Christmas Day comparing the gay pride parade to the Ku Klux Klan. "I am truly sorry for the hurt my remarks have caused," George said in an interview with the Tribune. "Particularly...
Tribune reporterPreparing to submit his mandatory letter of resignation to the pope, Cardinal Francis George named a new chief operating officer for the archdiocese on Tuesday, and announced other key changes to local governance. The Rev. Peter Snieg will become...
5:30 - 9 a.m. Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier 6:09 a.m. Bill Leff (in for Jonathon Brandmeier) visits with Reverand Corey Brooks of New Beginnings Church. He has been camped in a tent atop an abandoned motel near 66th and South King Drive in...
Clout StreetGov. Pat Quinn met with Cardinal Francis George and other area Catholic leaders today to try to clear the air after some recent public disagreements. Quinn, a practicing Catholic, met privately with George and bishops at the Union League Club in the...
Tribune reporterSetting off a new round in his dispute with gay right activists, Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George has issued a statement defending his recent comparison of the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan. George’s initial comments came in...
Tribune reportersChicago’s Cardinal Francis George has never been shy about expressing his views on divisive issues like abortion rights and civil unions for same-sex couples. But gay rights groups say the Chicago archbishop crossed the line when he compared the...
Tribune reportersPatrick Daley, Maggie Daley's only son, recalled how his mother encouraged her children to explore new cultures. She was "respectful of tradition, but not bound by it," Patrick Daley said, speaking for himself and his two sisters, Nora Daley Conroy and...
Special to Tribune NewspapersWhat does a church do when faced with potentially having to pay billions of dollars in damages to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of its clergy? As Jason Berry documents so well in his compelling new book, "Render Unto Rome," the Catholic Church's...
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Tribune reporterCardinal Francis George and five other Roman Catholic bishops in Illinois criticized Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday for agreeing to present a leadership award at an upcoming event for an abortion-rights political action committee. In a statement from the...
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