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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

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  • Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity

    Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity
    A charity founded in 2006 by legendary Bears running back Gale Sayers has collected more than $581,000 in contributions yet failed to fulfill its stated mission to open a state-of-the-art facility offering after-school programs to Chicago children....
  • Sidewalks: Fatherly wisdom

    Sidewalks: Fatherly wisdom
    The Rev. John Cusick is a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago. I met him some years ago but have seen him in church only once, when he baptized a now-5-year-old of my very dear acquaintance. I have spent a lot of time on golf courses with him. He is a...
  • For all-girl school, joy and worry

    My high school reunion was going amazingly well when the principal called us into a lecture hall. For the previous hour or so, we had shared hugs and laughs, repeatedly gushing, "You look the saaaame!" as we caught up on the 25 years that had passed...
  • 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'...
  • Semantic games

     
    News: The Chicago nun who oversees the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Racial Justice is apologizing for a comment she made making a distinction between being “pro-abortion” and “pro-choice.” Sister Anita Baird had set off a firestorm...
  • Rush Street Restaurant Closed After Fire

    (WGN-AM)- The building that houses the Rosebud on Rush Italian restaurant suffered damage in a fire late Monday night that will keep the restaurant closed for several days. Alex Dana, the restaurant's owner, said he expects Rosebud to be closed three...
  • Archdiocese Cemeteries Leader To Run Burr Oak

    Archdiocese Cemeteries Leader To Run Burr Oak
    (WGN-AM)- Roman Szabelski, executive director of Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago, was appointed today to oversee operations at Burr Oak Cemetery, where authorities say as many as 300 bodies were dug up and the graves resold. The court...
  • Burr Oak Not Expected to Reopen Until August 1

    (WGN-AM)- The man appointed by a judge Thursday to take over the day-to-day running of scandal-plagued Burr Oak Cemetery said he expects to reopen it to the public by Aug. 1. Speaking after his first meeting with cemetery staff and investigators, Roman...
  • Holy Name Cathedral To Reopen Friday

    Holy Name Cathedral To Reopen Friday
    (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. Parishioners who...
  • Police End Investigation At Burr Oak

    Police End Investigation At Burr Oak
    (WGN-AM)- Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said today that even though authorities have collected about 1,200 pieces of evidence from Burr Oak Cemetery, they are not able to provide closure to families seeking answers since the scandal was uncovered about a...
  • End immigration raids, cardinal tells president

    Cardinal Francis George on Saturday called on the Obama administration to end immigration raids across the country and pushed for passage this year of "comprehensive immigration reform" that is "fair and compassionate." "Such reform would be a clear sign...
  • Pedophile ex-priest's parole being fought

    Convinced there are other victims who have not come forward, prosecutors and parishioners at St. Agatha Roman Catholic Church spent the last two years trying to keep convicted sex-offender Daniel McCormack locked up after his prison sentence. Illinois...