Cardinal George Hospitalized For TestsThe Chicago Archdiocese said the cardinal was admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on Sunday, and “will stay for several days of tests to evaluate his condition.”
Experimental Cancer Drug "Not Effective" For Cardinal GeorgeCardinal Francis George, the retired head of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, has been dropped from an experimental cancer drug trial, after it proved ineffective in treating the cancer in his right kidney.
Cupich Invites Catholics To Escape Their Comfort ZoneArchbishop Cupich made those in the congregation laugh hard several times, in which he said, "Seriously folks. I don't do walking on water. I can barely swim." But he had a serious message for Chicago-area Catholics: get out of your comfort zone, and be daring and bold when doing God's work.
Cupich Knocking On The Door As Next Cardinal In ChicagoBlase Cupich becomes only the ninth Archbishop of Chicago. He said his predecessors have been "wonderful people for many generations."
Catholic Leaders Get To Know Future Chicago Archbishop-One week from today, Chicago will have a new archbishop: Blase Cupich. This week, both the current and future archbishops of Chicago are attending the fall Bishops Conference meeting in Baltimore.
Cardinal George "Cleaning The Slate" For Cupich Before RetirementLess than two weeks until Cardinal Francis George retires as archbishop of Chicago and makes way for Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich, George said the transition is well-underway.
Archdiocese Releases Thousands Of Pages Of Priest Sex Abuse FilesIt will be the second time this year the church has made public secret files regarding substantiated allegations of sex abuse by clergy.
Incoming Archbishop Ready For Controversial IssuesCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was the first reporter to travel to Spokane, Wash. to talk with the future archbishop of Chicago, Blase Cupich, to see just where he stands.
Catholic Archdiocese To Close Or Consolidate SchoolsCardinal Francis George on Wednesday said, as he wraps up his remaining three weeks as the Catholic Archbishop in Chicago, he’ll finalize plans to close and consolidate some Catholic schools with low enrollment.
Cardinal George Leads Special Mass For Sex Abuse VictimsIt seemed a sign of the progress the Catholic Church has made in the wake of the clergy sex scandal.
Infection Prompts Cardinal George To Cut Back ScheduleSuffering from an infection related to his cancer treatment, Francis Cardinal George has canceled several public appearances since Saturday.
Cardinal George Cancels Trip To Rome To Visit PopeThe cardinal had hoped to make that trip in mid-October but will not be able to because of treatment for cancer. The trip may be rescheduled.
Cardinal George To Be Questioned About Sex Abuse CasesArchdiocesan spokesperson Colleen Dolan said George has sat for several rounds of such questioning, known as depositions. Dolan said lawyers for the alleged victims want a video record this time in the event that the Cardinal dies or is too ill to testify in court.
Chicagoans Celebrate Easter Sunday Worshippers showed up early Easter Sunday and waited in a line that wrapped around Holy Name Cathedral to hear perhaps the last Easter homily by Cardinal Francis George.
Cardinal George Asks Church To Find His ReplacementGeorge said the formal process of selecting his replacement has not started, but will begin soon.