| Apr 25, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Making a saint. It happens in Rome. But the truth is, all Catholics everywhere have the power to pray to and put forth a saint. The process began for Pope John Paul II when a sickly nun said he cured her of Parkinson's that sets the stage for...
| May 2, 2011
While he was pope, John Paul II canonized 482 people and beatified more than 1,300. On Sunday, he will be beatified, a key step on his own road to possible sainthood.
/ The Catholic Church recognizes two types of saints: Confessors and martyrs....
| Jan 13, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Funeral services will be held Friday for Fred Rice, Chicago's first African-American police superintendent.
Viewing will take place between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m., with...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 4:59 PM
On the eve of Valentine's Day, Helen Moshak pinned rainbow ribbons to her white knit cap and returned to the Roman Catholic Church she left five years ago, dismayed by its opposition to gay marriage when two of her three children are gay.
| Dec 10, 2010
| 10:01 AM
11:47 a.m. Ron Santo's hearse arrived at Wrigley Field and circled the ballpark as several hundred mourners-- lined up two and three deep on Addison and Clark streets -- applauded. After circling the park, the hearse, bearing two No. 10 flags on its front...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Philip Corboy, a nationally known personal injury attorney, died early this morning at his home in Chicago. He was 87.
“Phil was a kind, compassionate and marvelous lawyer, and a wonderful husband," his wife, Mary Dempsey, said in a statement...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 12:13 PM
Roman Catholics across the United States followed a new translation of the Mass today that includes several changes to prayers and responses that the faithful have recited for decades.
The revisions proved challenging for parishioners and priests alike....
| Dec 17, 2011
5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. How serious is the Christmas butter shortage in Norway? You’ll find out when Orion Samuelson shares an e-mail from a lady in Norway who sets the record straight.5:05 a....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:39 PM
CHRISTMAS EVE - SATURDAY DECEMBER 24
4:00pm Christmas with John Williams
5:00pm Christmas with Garry Meier
6:00pm Christmas with Mike McConnell
7:00pm Christmas with WGN Sports Night
8:00pm Christmas with the Blackhawks
9:00pm Christmas with the...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 4:49 PM
A retired priest has been reminded that he is restricted from public ministry at a Northfield parish until the Archdiocese of Chicago can substantiate an allegation of sexual misconduct dating to the 1970s.
The Rev. George Klein, the retired priest in...
| Dec 10, 2009
CHICAGO, December 9, 2009 Chicago's Very Own Holidays 2009, a new, original half-hour local production, will offer a nostalgic look back at Chicago Christmases past. It will premiere on December 20 from 8:30-9pm, with encores on Christmas Eve,...
| Jul 29, 2009
| 10:10 AM
(WGN-AM)- Holy Name Cathedral will reopen its doors on Friday for confessions, weddings and worship after a fire erupted Feb. 4 in the cathedral's attic, forcing the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago to close for repairs.