Archdiocese

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich prays with Jaime Dones. (CBS)

Archbishop Travels Across Archdiocese On Thanksgiving

The first Chicago Thanksgiving for Chicago’s new archbishop, Blase Cupich, was a study in extremes. CBS 2 Chief correspondent Jay Levine reports.

11/27/2014

Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich talks with CBS 2's Jay Levine in Cupich's hometown of Omaha, Neb. (CBS)

Incoming Archbishop Ready For Controversial Issues

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was the first reporter to travel to Spokane, Wash. to talk with the future archbishop of Chicago, Blase Cupich, to see just where he stands.

10/29/2014

Francis Cardinal George talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Cardinal Reflects On Cancer Battle, Infamous Ex-Priest

Francis Cardinal George talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine and looks ahead to retirement, not really knowing what it will hold.

10/20/2014

Our Lady of Victory School drew inspiration from the Blues Brothers and Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones in its effort to raise $400,000 in two weeks -- and $400,000 a year going forward -- to stay open. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

2 Catholic Schools Say They’ve Hit Fundraising Goals To Stay Open

Two of the six schools slated to be closed in June by the Chicago Archdiocese have been given a new lease on life.

01/24/2014

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

Chicago Archdiocese To Close At Least Six Schools

hurch officials blame funding and say they have given more than $100 million to its schools on top of what the parishes earned.

01/09/2014

Daniel McCormack

Archdiocese Facing Another Abuse Suit Over Ex-Priest Daniel McCormack

A former student at a West Side Catholic school is suing the Archdiocese of Chicago, claiming convicted former priest Daniel McCormack molested him 10 years ago.

09/04/2013

Daniel McCormack

Attorneys: Archdiocese, 4 Victims Of Pedophile Priest Reach $8M Settlement

The victims of sexual abuse will receive about $2 million each, attorneys for the men said in a news release.

05/31/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal Criticizes Obama’s Contraception Mandate

Francis Cardinal George is back from Italy and talking about something he’s very concerned about: President Obama’s mandate for employers to cover health care costs, including birth control.

02/18/2012

Father Michael Pfleger gets a warm welcome from parishioners of St. Sabina's on Friday. (CBS)

Cardinal Restores Father Pfleger At St. Sabina

Father Michael Pfleger has been reinstated as pastor of St. Sabina, but he will work on a transition plan to find a new leader for the South Side congregation, it was announced Friday.

05/20/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Will Pfleger Get An Easter Miracle?

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the fate of Father Michael Pfleger could be decided as soon as this Easter weekend.

04/21/2011

Father Michael Pfleger (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pfleger Preaches Word, Awaits Word On Placement

“Like Albertina Walker said, I’m still here,” the Rev. Michael Pfleger, pastor of St. Sabina Church, told parishioners Sunday, quoting the late gospel singer.

03/27/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Let Father Pfleger Stay Put

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the Archdiocese should listen to public opinion about Father Michael Pfleger and keep him at his beloved St. Sabina.

CBS 2–03/24/2011

Father Michael Pfleger (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Father Pfleger’s Future At St. Sabina In Question

CBS 2 has learned that the Archdiocese has asked Father Michael Pfleger to leave St. Sabina.

CBS 2–03/15/2011