Holy Name Cathedral

Holy Name Cathedral

Chicago Churches Comforting Mourners After Newtown Tragedy

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


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

Holy Name Cathedral

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

Holy Name Cathedral

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.


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.


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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.


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

Ron Santo's coffin

Fans Pay Last Respects At Santo’s Funeral

Family, friends and fans gathered at Holy Name Cathedral Friday morning to honor the life of Cubs legend Ron Santo.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2010

Ron Santo

Final Farewell Coming For Ron Santo

Chicagoans will say their final farewell today to Cubs legend Ron Santo.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2010

The coffin of Cubs great Ron Santo is adorned with his retired jersey number. (CBS)

Santo Visitation Draws Scores Of Admirers

Mourners for the Cubs great include former teammates and regular people who appreciated his passion for the North Siders.


Ron Santo

Public Visitation To Be Held For Ron Santo

Chicagoans are getting a final chance to say goodbye to beloved Cubs legend Ron Santo.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2010

The Wrigley Field Marquee Displays A Tribute To Ron Santo. (AP Photo)

Funeral Procession Gives Santo Fans Another Goodbye

With seating limited at Friday’s funeral for Cubs great Ron Santo, a funeral procession to Wrigley Field gives fans another chance to say goodbye to the beloved player and broadcaster.

WBBM Newsradio–12/08/2010