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Cardinal Francis George delivers a lecture at McKenna Hall at the University of Notre Dame on March 6, 2014. (Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame)

Catholic Church Begins Process To Replace Cardinal George

The process to replace Francis Cardinal George has begun, and Pope Francis is expected to name the successor late this year.


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Chicago’s Polish-American Community Well-Represented For John Paul II’s Canonization

Many have been here before, for John Paul II’s funeral, or beatification. There are new faces as well. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


Pilgrims and visitors stay in front of the Basilica in Saint Peter's Square on April 25, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. The late Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be canonized on April 27 inside the Vatican with 800,000 pilgrims from around the world expected to attend. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

Is Sainthood On Horizon For African-American Priest With Ties To Chicago?

The cause for Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest in Chicago or anywhere else in America, is picking up steam. CBS 2’s Jay Levine reports from Rome.


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In Rome, Cardinal George Is Missed

For the first time in 17 years, Francis Cardinal George isn’t leading the Chicago Catholic delegation to an important papal event. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


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Members Of Chicago’s Polish Community Look Forward To John Paul II’s Canonization In Rome

BS Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports they’ll be led by a man with close ties to John Paul II. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


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Cardinal Hopes Doctors Will Allow Him To Attend Canonizations In Rome

The head of Chicago’s Catholic Church tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine his physicians are not keen on letting him take a long trip while he’s being treated for cancer.


Cardinal George arrives in Rome on Tuesday--a day earlier than expected. (CBS)

Cardinal George Arrives In Rome, Prepares For Emotional Farewell

Cardinal 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.


Cardinal George talks with reporters Monday about the pope's resignation. (CBS)

Cardinal George Noncommittal Ahead Of Rome Trip

Despite talk that the Roman Catholic cardinals could decide to speed up the process to elect a pope, Cardinal George isn’t committing to anything until he gets to Rome on the 27th of this month.


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Q&A With Jim Rome On The Dream Team, Dwight Howard, And More

Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.


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Foreign Journalists Praise Chicago, Say They’ll Be Back

While few foreign journalists had time to enjoy, Chicago during the NATO Summit just ended, several of them praised the city and say they will return on their own time.

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Chicagoans In Rome Hardly About To Forgive Bin Laden

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.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Cardinal Francis George in Rome (CBS)

Vatican, Cardinal George Offer Measured Response To Bin Laden Death

Church officials say there is no rejoicing in the taking of human life, but they add Osama bin Laden created untold misery for others. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports from Rome.


Anthony Zawila is one of the Chicago-area pilgrims traveling to Rome this weekend. (CBS)

Chicagoans Make Holy Pilgrimage To Rome

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.


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Pfleger Controversy Follows Cardinal George To Rome

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.


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Cardinal George To Attend Beatification For Pope John Paul II

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.

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