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  • Cupich brings experience leading Catholic schools

     Cupich brings experience leading Catholic schools
    When incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich arrives in November, he becomes CEO of the nation's largest Roman Catholic school system, with more than 83,000 students and 244 schools — a giant leap from his first diocese in South Dakota, which has...
  • The pope's man in Chicago

    The pope's man in Chicago
    Leaders can make decisions that signal big changes in the political, religious and ethical landscape. In naming Bishop Blase Cupich to be the new archbishop of Chicago, Pope Francis did just that. Cupich, now the bishop of Spokane, Wash., has been...
  • Pope sacks Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting abuser priest

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has dismissed a Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting a priest suspected of sexually abusing young people, the Vatican said on Thursday. A statement said the pope had removed Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano...
  • IN YOUR CONGREGATION

    WOMEN'S CONFERENCE, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., today at Leidy's Church, 276 W. Cherry Lane, Souderton. Speaker: Julie Henning. $10. Info and registration: 215-723-8707. http://www.leidyschurch.org. UNMASKED, women's conference, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today...
  • Former pope Benedict to appear at Vatican event for the elderly

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Former Pope Benedict will take part in a gathering of elderly people at the Vatican on Sunday, only his third appearance at a public event since he resigned in February 2013, the Vatican said on Friday. The former pontiff, 87,...
  • George led flock through tough times

     George led flock through tough times
    George led flock through tough times The appointment of Cardinal Francis George's successor Saturday represents the start of an unprecedented transition in the city's Roman Catholic Church, where no other leader has lived long enough to meet the man...
  • Reports: Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop

    Reports: Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop
    The Vatican on Saturday is expected to name a successor to the ailing Cardinal Francis George, choosing a relative moderate from Washington state who has been outspoken on society’s need to care more for the poor but also had a leading role in the...
  • Pope names moderate as Chicago archbishop, key role in U.S. Church

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his first major appointment in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States, on Saturday named Bishop Blase Cupich as the new archbishop of Chicago. Cupich, 65, who is seen as a moderate and is...
  • Football: Week Four schedule

    Thursday, September 25th SOUTHERN SECTION PACIFIC LEAGUE Muir at Glendale, 7 p.m. SUBURBAN LEAGUE Bellflower vs. Glenn at La Mirada, 7 p.m. NONLEAGUE Anaheim Canyon vs. Esperanza at Yorba Linda, 7 p.m. Brea Olinda vs. Foothill at Tustin, 7...
  • Pope Francis appoints panel to streamline annulments

    Pope Francis has appointed a group of theologians and canon lawyers to study ways to make the annulment of Catholic marriages – often a complicated and lengthy task – simpler, the Vatican announced. The 11-member commission will attempt to...
  • Pope, on trip to mainly Muslim Albania, condemns Islamist militants

    TIRANA Albania (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his strongest criticism of Islamist militants to date, said on Sunday no religious group which used violence and oppression could claim to be "the armor of God". Francis made his comments during a one-day visit...
  • Pope and Argentine president 'talk finance' in private at Vatican

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Argentine president Cristina Fernandez visited Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday, where she said the compatriots talked about the global financial system and Argentina's economy over lunch. She and Francis, who have met...