Visitation will be held for two days at Holy Name Cathedral, followed by a funeral mass on Thursday.
Francis Cardinal George was a son of the city’s Northwest Side, schooled at St. Pascal’s in Portage Park. He had an unusually early vision of his destiny. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine looks back on George’s career.
Within hours Cardinal George’s death, the Archdiocese of Chicago created a poignant and elegant tribute on its website.
Archbishop Blase J. Cupich’s Statement on the Passing of Francis Cardinal George
Cardinal Francis George, who has battled kidney cancer, was out Friday to accept an award from the Knights of Columbus.
The hottest ticket in town Thursday was an invitation to Mayor Emanuel’s reception for Chicago’s new archbishop. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Francis Cardinal George talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine and looks ahead to retirement, not really knowing what it will hold.
Blase Cupich, 65, is from Omaha, Neb. and was ordained there in 1975, according to the Spokane Diocese website. He was installed as the Bishop of Spokane in September 2010.
Francis Cardinal George and a suburban music director met Tuesday and they talked about the director’s decision to marry another man.
George disclosed in March that he was undergoing chemotherapy to treat cancer surrounding his right kidney and that he expected the cancer to likely be the cause of his death.
Cardinal Francis George performed Mass today at St John Brebeuf Church in Niles then checked out a multi-million dollar renovation project at the school.
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.