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Surprise! Chicago suburb is home to a major Guadalupe shrine

Chicago, Ill., Dec 12, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Marian devotion is intense among the hundreds of thousands of people who visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe each year on her feast day. Not just her shrine in Mexico City. The Virgin of Guadalupe […]

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Catholic leadership conference in Chicago aims to ‘inspire and equip’

Chicago, Ill., Dec 5, 2017 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Thousands of Catholic leaders from all walks of life will ring in the new year at the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) SLS Leadership Conference, which will offer five days of fellowship and evangelical instruction in […]

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BREAKING: Cardinal Francis George of Chicago dies at 78

Chicago, Ill., Apr 17, 2015 / 12:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Francis George, the Emeritus Archbishop of Chicago, passed away Friday morning after a long batter with cancer. Archbishop Blase Cupich, who currently heads the archdiocese, remembered Cardinal George as “a man of peace, tenacity and courage.” […]

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New Chicago archbishop: Be authentic, leave your comfort zone

Chicago, Ill., Nov 18, 2014 / 04:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Newly installed Chicago Archbishop Blase J. Cupich’s first public homily stressed the importance of personal witness “with joy and compassion,” purified of “anger, harshness and fear.” “Jesus tells all of us today to go back to where […]

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You are my legacy, Cardinal George tells Chicago at final Mass

Chicago, Ill., Nov 17, 2014 / 04:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Francis George celebrated his last public Mass as Archbishop of Chicago on Sunday, thanking the people of Chicago for being God’s “gift” to him. “Every priest and bishop is given the gift of the people that […]

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Chicago archdiocese releases documents on older sex abuse cases

Chicago, Ill., Nov 7, 2014 / 02:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Chicago released new documents involving 36 priests with substantiated allegations of sexual misconduct involving minors with most of the instances occurring prior to 1988. Issued on Nov. 6, the documents are in addition to […]

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Next Chicago archbishop aims to nourish faith

Next Chicago archbishop aims to nourish faith

Chicago, Ill., Sep 20, 2014 / 10:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Chicago’s Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich introduced himself to his new city on Saturday, downplaying political interpretations of his appointment and stressing the need to be attentive to God’s voice. “My priority as a priest and now as a […]

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