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Catholics say final farewell to Chicago's Cardinal George

Cardinal Francis George was remembered Thursday as a man of deep faith, intellect and compassion as Catholics said their final goodbyes to the man who led the nation's third-largest archdiocese and was known as a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy. George also didn't hesitate to speak his mind, even if it was unscripted and, at times, controversial, said Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, who delivered the homily at a packed funeral Mass at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral. "The cardinal's faith was simple, direct, without pretense or embarrassment," Sartain said. "He was so utterly a Christian that no circumstance seemed inappropriate for him...

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