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Catholics Offer Benedict Prayers As He Officially Steps DownPope Benedict XVI ended his eight-year pontificate of the Catholic Church on Thursday, becoming the first pontiff in 600 years to resign.
Cardinal George Arrives In Rome, Prepares For Emotional FarewellCardinal 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.
Pope's Resignation A Shock For Many CatholicsPope Benedict XVI’s decision to step down has surprised many Catholics around the world, including church leadership in Chicago.
SNAP President: New Vatican Guidelines Not Likely To Stop Priest Sex AbuseThe worldwide priest sex abuse scandal is the focus of a gathering of hundreds of Catholic bishops and priests in Rome this week. But the president of the Survivors’ Network of Those Abused by Priests calls it a PR maneuver.
Cardinal George Doesn't Want To Retire As Chicago's Bishop YetCardinal Francis George will be submitting a letter of retirement as Chicago's archbishop to the Pope next month when he turns 75, but he said he hopes the Pope won't accept it.
Believe It: The Seat Belt Law Applies To EveryoneGerman police don't care who you are -- you have to wear a seat belt.
Chicagoans Attend Beatification For Pope John Paul IIChicago's polish community was overwhelmed with pride on Sunday as many made the pilgrimage to witness Pope John Paul II’s journey toward sainthood.
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