The process to replace Francis Cardinal George has begun, and Pope Francis is expected to name the successor late this year.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine speaks with a possible front-runner at a gathering of church and academic experts here.
Cardinal George is expected to be released from the hospital a week after being admitted after suffering flu-like symptoms.
Cardinal Francis George has been receiving fluids and antibiotics from an IV, and is expected to go home later this week. The illness does not appear related to his cancer.
Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George is celebrating half a century in the priesthood.
A huge celebration is being planned for Francis Cardinal George’s 50th anniversary as a priest. But, it could also mark the start an unofficial countdown toward the naming of his replacement.
(CBS) — He has been in office for just over 2 months, but already pope Francis has put his own personal stamp on the papacy. He has ignored many trappings and traditions while concentrating preaching […]
Another day has come and gone without a decision on when the Catholic Church’s cardinals will gather to elect the next pope.
One day after Pope Benedict resigned, the Vatican is in a state of flux, with no clear indication who among a dozen or more possible contenders might be elected a successor.
The odds that Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George will be the next pope?
Several Chicago area faithful witnessed history at the Vatican on Wednesday at Pope Benedict offered his final papal audience before he steps down.
The Chicago Archdiocese is closing five schools and eliminating 75 staff positions in an effort to save millions of dollars over the next two years.
Cardinal George arrived in Rome on Tuesday to pay homage to the retiring Pope Benedict before turning the attention toward choosing a new leader of the Catholic church.
Chances for an American pope are greater than ever before, Francis Cardinal George tells CBS 2 Chief correspondent Jay Levine.
George says the Pope is a very private person and his public role was the most difficult for him.
Cardinal George on Wednesday started a four-month course of cancer treatment.
Doctors have discovered cancerous cells in Cardinal George’s kidney, the archdiocese announced on Friday.
Francis Cardinal George must submit his resignation to Pope Benedict when he turns 75 Friday, and he wants to make sure that his financial house is in order when he leaves.
In a statement posted Friday on the Archdiocese Website, George said he was ‘deeply sorry for the hurt that my remarks have brought to the hearts of gays and lesbians and their families.’
It’s been a year of ups and downs, highs and lows, for Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George. He talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.