Cardinal Francis George

Sunday Evening Mass At Holy Name To Pay Tribute To Cardinal GeorgeCardinal Francis George's galero – a wide-brimmed red silk hat that used to be given to Catholic bishops at the Vatican when they became cardinals – will be raised to the dome of Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday, one month after his death.
Cardinal Francis George Honored As 'Man Of Compassion For All Who Suffered'Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.
Cardinal George Feared Death, And The Unknown Afterlife“I fear the unknown, and what happens after death is unknown. I mean, in faith we believe that we will live forever, and that God calls us to live with him if we cooperate with his Grace. I believe that sincerely, profoundly, but I don’t know what that means,” Cardinal George told WBBM Newsradio's "At Issue" in November.
A Final Farewell To Francis Cardinal GeorgeChicago and Catholics worldwide were preparing to say goodbye to Francis Cardinal George, who was the spiritual leader of the third largest Archdiocese in the U.S., and served the church in Rome for more than a decade.
Second Day Of Visitation For Cardinal George At Holy Name CathedralDoors open to the public at 7 a.m. at the church where Cardinal George presided over the nation’s third largest diocese. Once again, people will line up to pay respects to the man who shepherded more than 2.2 million Catholics for more than 17 years.
Mourners Say Farewell To Cardinal GeorgeThe first of two days of visitation is underway at Holy Name Cathedral as hundreds of mourners gathered to say goodbye to Francis Cardinal George, the retired archbishop of Chicago, who died on Friday.
Graphic Artist Who Designed Medallions At Holy Name Recalls Working For Cardinal GeorgeOne of the people remembering Cardinal George this week is a South Side graphic artist, Larry Cope.
Visitation To Begin For Cardinal Francis GeorgeThousands of mourners were expected to visit Holy Name Cathedral on Tuesday, as a two-day visitation begins for Cardinal Francis George, the retired archbishop of Chicago, who died on Friday.
Catholics Remember Cardinal George During Sunday MassChicago area Catholics are remembering Francis Cardinal George at the first Sunday mass since he died.
Don't Forget Abuse Victims, Cardinal George Critic SaysGrief at the passing of Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George should not completely overshadow sex abuse that occurred on his watch as archbishop, a frequent adversary said Friday.
Francis Cardinal George, Led Chicago Archdiocese, DiesAfter fighting a long battle with cancer, Francis Cardinal George has died, sources reported on Friday afternoon.
Cardinal George Back Home From HospitalFrancis Cardinal George, who is battling cancer, was admitted late last month for dehydration and pain management issues. The Archdiocese of Chicago reports he is feeling better.