Pope John Paul II
The free-standing column shows the late pope in carved marble relief over a background view of Chicago, along with blue and gold mosaics of religious icons, and is visible from the road alongside Maryhill Cemetery in Niles.
Rome is ready for these Chicagoans and the hundreds of thousands who’ll join them. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
George said the formal process of selecting his replacement has not started, but will begin soon.
The Vatican’s decision to make John Paul II a saint along with Pope John XXIII the Sunday after Easter makes perfect sense to Father Wojech Baryski.
Five Holy Martyrs has ties to Pope John Paul II, who the Vatican says will be a saint by the end of the year. Parishioners at the mainly Polish church said they’re proud of the late pontiff.
For Chicagoans in Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, the news of Osama bin Laden’s death brought a sense of relief.
Chicago’s polish community was overwhelmed with pride on Sunday as many made the pilgrimage to witness Pope John Paul II’s journey toward sainthood.
As a different priest delivered the homily to St. Sabina parishioners Saturday, Cardinal Francis George continued to defend his suspension of popular Pastor Michael Pfleger.
Chicagoans are among the throngs of Catholics in Rome this weekend to help honor the late Pope John Paul II. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine talks with some of the pilgrims.
Cardinal George, traveling to Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, won’t be able to escape the controversy over Father Michael Pfleger’s suspension back home. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Thousands of the faithful at the Vatican for Easter on Sunday will remain in Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II next week. Hundreds of Chicagoans also plan to make the journey.
The beatification of Pope John Paul II comes May 1, and Francis Cardinal George says he will be in Rome and participating in the ceremony.