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Historic Churches In Chicago

Take a look at the Windy City’s history while exploring these historic churches in Chicago.

03/31/2014

Cardinal George presides over a Mass for mothers-to-be at Holy Name Cathedral. (Credit: Michele Fiore)

Special Mass For Expectant Mothers Held At Holy Name

As if they’re not already glowing, about a dozen women – some very close to their delivery date – walked toward the front of Holy Name Cathedral at the invitation of Cardinal George. Among them was Patty Stevens.

05/12/2013

Roger Ebert Funeral Services

Roger Ebert ‘Had A Heart Big Enough To Accept And Love All’

Hundreds gathered at Holy Name Cathedral on Monday to say a final farewell to Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2013

Film Critic Roger Ebert receives a special award of recognition at the American Society of Cinematographers 17th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Century Plaza Hotel on February 16, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Ebert Funeral Set For Monday At Holy Name

The funeral for legendary Chicago Sun-Times film Critic Roger Ebert will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Holy Name Cathedral, according to a press release from a publicist for Ebert’s family.

04/06/2013

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Palm Sunday Draws Big Crowd At Holy Name Cathedral

Frances Cardinal George greeted each and every parishioner, and says he has gotten a chance to rest up since he came back from Rome. He says he’s pleased with the choice they made, saying they needed someone humble with a lot of vigor.

03/24/2013

Demonstrators use pink smoke outside Holy Name Cathedral on March 13, 2013, to protest the lack of female inclusion in Catholic Church leadership, as cardinals vote on a new pope. (Credit: Mike Krauer/WBBM)

Protesters Use Pink Smoke To Protest Lack Of Women In Catholic Leadership

As cardinals meet in Rome to elect a new Pope, Catholic women have been staging protests at the Vatican and around the U.S. to illustrate the lack of female inclusion in the Church’s hierarchy.

03/13/2013

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his annual 'state of the world' address to accredited ambassadors at the Regia Hall on January 7, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. During his address Pope Benedict XVI appealed for an end to the conflict in Syria which he described as being "torn apart by endless slaughter". (Photo by Stefano Carofei - Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

Pope’s Resignation A Shock For Many Catholics

Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to step down has surprised many Catholics around the world, including church leadership in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2013

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Chicago Churches Comforting Mourners After Newtown Tragedy

Churches in Chicago have been a gathering place today for people looking for comfort, and answers.

12/16/2012

Cardinal Francis George (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George Thinking Ahead To Retirement As He Undergoes Cancer Treatment

For the first time since being diagnosed with cancer and beginning a long and difficult course of treatment, Cardinal Francis George was speaking out about his fight for life, as well as his future.

CBS 2–12/11/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks during a mass celebrating the 50th wedding anniversaries of 400 couples, at Holy Name Cathedral. (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George: ‘Society Will Be The Worse For It’ If Gay Marriage Legalized

Cardinal Francis George, speaking Sunday at a mass to celebrate the golden anniversaries of more than 400 couples, used the celebration as a platform to reiterate the Catholic Church’s opposition to same-sex marriage.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2012

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Couples To Celebrate 50th Anniversaries, Renew Vows At Holy Name Cathedral

Hundreds of couples will be celebrating a wonderful life-moment on Sunday at Holy Name Cathedral.

WBBM Newsradio–09/21/2012

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Protesters March To Cardinal’s Home To Support Nuns In Dispute With Vatican

About 60 Catholic activists marched from Holy Name Cathedral to Cardinal George’s residence as a show of support for the nation’s nuns, whom the Vatican accuses of having serious doctrinal problems.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Gay rights activists staged a rally outside Holy Name Cathedral on Feb. 12, 2012, to push for same sex marriage and criticize Francis Cardinal George and the Catholic church for opposing gay marriage. (Credit: CBS)

Activists Rally For Same Sex Marriage Outside Holy Name Cathedral

Just days after state lawmakers introduced legislation to legalize gay marriage in Illinois, Chicago’s Gay Liberation Network led a demonstration outside Holy Name Cathedral Sunday morning.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2012

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SNAP Protests After Priest Says Mass Amid Abuse Allegations

Members of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests were handing out leaflets outside Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Chicago Archbishop Francis Cardinal George (CBS File Photo)

Protest Called Off After Apology From Cardinal

Though they found Francis Cardinal George’s apology for linking gay rights activists to the KKK “woefully inadequate,” a group that had planned to protest outside Holy Name Cathedral Sunday has canceled the protest.

01/07/2012

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

Activists Plan To Protest At Holy Name Over Cardinal’s KKK Comments

The controversy has persisted into the new year surrounding Francis Cardinal George’s remarks comparing the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

A billboard warns of the end of the world on May 21, 2011. (CBS)

End Of The World? Chicagoans Skeptical

A California preacher says Saturday is the end of the world, but some Chicagoans are skeptical, even though billboards are posted locally to reinforce the end-of-the-world warning.

05/20/2011

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Demonstrators To Protest At Holy Name For Women Priests

Demonstrators will be outside Holy Name Cathedral Tuesday afternoon, when priests of the Chicago Archdiocese celebrate mass in preparation for Holy Week.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Ash Wednesday (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ashes On-The-Go

Christians in Chicago are pausing to reflect on their lives and their faith. Many of those who could not find the time to make it to their church had their faith find them instead.

03/09/2011

Same Sex Marriage

6 Arrested At Valentine’s Day Same-Sex Marriage Protest

Six people arrested on Valentine’s Day during a gay rights demonstration at a Cook County marriage license office downtown have a court date — St. Patrick’s Day.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

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