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  • Some masses at Holy Name Cathedral to resume next month

    Weekend masses and weddings will resume Aug. 30 at Holy Name Cathedral, which has been closed for repairs since February, officials from the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago said Friday. Daily weekday masses will remain in the auditorium of the cathedral'...
  • Prohibition begins

    Prohibition begins
    Even as the Volstead Act went into effect at 12:01 a.m. on this date, only the naive really thought Prohibition would do away with alcohol consumption. Chicago's gangsters, crooked cops, corrupt politicians and the booze-consuming public all conspired to...
  • Chicago Holy Name Cathedral on fire

    Flames were shooting from the roof of Holy Name Cathedral this morning. Fire Cmdr. Will Knight said the fire was located in the cockloft, or pitched area of the roof. He said he could not yet judge how severe damage was. At least six fire trucks were on...
  • Fire at Holy Name Cathedral stirs emotion, cleanup and search for cause

    Fire at Holy Name Cathedral stirs emotion, cleanup and search for cause
    As officials investigated an attic fire Wednesday at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral, the Roman Catholic archdiocese began cleaning up the water-damaged sanctuary and devastated parishioners struggled with the news that they would be displaced from their...
  • Renovated Holy Name shines in debut mass

    For the last two years, Bob Rigali Sr. and his five children have poured their collective heart and soul into renovating Holy Name Cathedral. For more than a century, generations of the Rigali family have contributed to Chicago's Catholic landscape,...
  • Prayers, hope are with pope

    The selection of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany as Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday was marked by ringing bells and grateful prayers in Illinois--but also by worries about where he might lead the church. At St. Peter Catholic Church in the Loop,...