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  • Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George

    Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George
    The man reported to be the next archbishop of Chicago, like the ailing cardinal he would replace, opposes same-sex marriage and, in his two previous jobs as bishop, has been outspoken in his advocacy for the poor. But unlike Francis George, Blase Cupich...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: How would a united body of religions work?

    Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres during a meeting with Pope Francis this month proposed a new global peace initiative: A “United Nations of Religions,” the Washington Post and other news sources reported. “People who shoot the...
  • Week 4 football schedule

    Week 4 football schedule
    WEEK 4 Games at 7:30 unless noted Thursday, Sept. 18 Chicago Public-Big Shoulders Foreman at Roosevelt, 5:30 Chicago Public-Great Lakes Corliss at Hope, 4:15 at Stagg Stadium Chicago Public-Illini Prairie State Bogan at Harlan, 7:15 at...
  • Pope to visit Turkey in November, marking first trip to a Muslim nation

    Pope to visit Turkey in November, marking first trip to a Muslim nation
    Pope Francis will visit the Turkish city of Istanbul at the end of November, his first trip to a predominantly Muslim nation, the Vatican said on Friday. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said the exact dates and the program for the trip,...
  • Shannon McGinnis picks St. Francis, eyes a soccer title for Emmaus

    Shannon McGinnis picks St. Francis, eyes a soccer title for Emmaus
    For some Division I athletes, the recruiting process is long, tedious and time-consuming. For others, it is much more simple. For Shannon McGinnis, all it took was a trip to St. Francis University to see her friend Hallie Rexer play soccer for the Red...
  • Pope marries couples who have lived together, had kids

    Pope marries couples who have lived together, had kids
    Pope Francis married 20 couples Sunday, some of whom had already lived together and had children, in the latest sign that the Argentine pontiff wants the Catholic church to be more open and inclusive. In the first wedding he has performed in his 18-...
  • Pope marries couples who have cohabited, had children

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis married 20 couples on Sunday, some of whom had already lived together and had children, in the latest sign that the Argentine pontiff wants the Catholic church to be more open and inclusive. In the first wedding he...
  • Religion Isn't Right-Wing Extremism

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's campaign is airing a misleading ad that must be refuted. It portrays the Family Institute of Connecticut, which has endorsed Tom Foley, as anti-women and an organization of right-wing extremists, among other accusations. The...
  • Football: Friday scores

    Friday's results CITY NONLEAGUE Bell 14, Franklin 13 Belmont 41, Dymally 0 Bernstein 34, Torres 0 Canoga Park 42, Gardena 6 Chatsworth 31, Contreras 0 Chavez 33, Rivera 3 Cleveland 41, Reseda 13 Crenshaw 12, Los Angeles Hamilton 0 El...
  • Pope says world's many conflicts amount to piecemeal World War Three

    REDIPUGLIA Italy (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War, condemning the arms trade and "plotters of terrorism" sowing death and destruction. "Humanity needs...
  • 2014 master football schedule

    2014 master football schedule
    WEEK 1 Games at 7:30 unless noted Friday, Aug. 29 Chicago Public-Inter City 2 Hirsch at Gage Park, 4:15 Kelly at Farragut, 4:15 Kennedy at Bronzeville, 4:15 Northeastern Athletic Mooseheart at Hiawatha, 7 Rockford Christian Life at...