Supporters Of Priest Accused Of "Inappropriate Relationship" Want Him ReinstatedParishioners of a northwest suburban church have asked Archbishop Blase Cupich to reinstate a priest who was removed for having an inappropriate relationship with a man.
Source: Chicago Archdiocese Discussing Possible Church ClosingsArchbishop Blase Cupich talked to about 600 priests Tuesday at the Drury Lane conference center in Oakbrook Terrace. A source said topics discussed included possible church closings.
Two More Men Sue Archdiocese, Claiming Sex Abuse By McCormackTwo men are claiming in a lawsuit filed Thursday that they were abused by convicted child molester and former priest Daniel McCormack while on a basketball team he coached.
Attorney: Catholic Church Settles Another McCormack Sex Abuse LawuitAttorney Eugene Hollander said his client, a man now in his late 20s, will receive a settlement of $1.25 million from the church. The plaintiff in the lawsuit claimed McCormack abused him at the former priest’s first parish assignment, St. Ailbe Church, at 90th and Harper.
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.
Cupich Names Woman To New COO Role An Chicago ArchdioceseBetsy Bohlen is not the first woman Cupich, as a church leader, has appointed to a prominent position. The chancellor he appointed to run day-to-day operations in his former Diocese of Rapid City, S.D., and the chief finance officer of the Diocese of Spokane both were women, he noted.
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.
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.
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.
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 Hospitalized For TestsThe Chicago Archdiocese said the cardinal was admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on Sunday, and “will stay for several days of tests to evaluate his condition.”