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  • Chicago cardinal unveils Church-led anti-violence campaign

    Chicago cardinal unveils Church-led anti-violence campaign

    • Apr 5, 2017

    Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich has outlined plans for a major new philanthropy to promote programs that have proven effective in combatting violence and lifting people out of poverty. The fund will seek money from a range of donors and the archdiocese plans to partner with other social services dedicated to “breaking the violence-causing cycle of despair, racism and poverty in the city.”

  • Chicago-Boston-D.C. axis key to Francis’s agenda in America

    Chicago-Boston-D.C. axis key to Francis’s agenda in America

    • Dec 15, 2016

    While Boston, Chicago and Washington have always been important forces in American Catholic life, they haven’t always been exactly in alignment. That, however, is certainly not the case in 2016, when one could make a good case that those three cities now form a key “Pope Francis Axis” in the American church.

  • First black priest in US moves closer to sainthood

    First black priest in US moves closer to sainthood

    • Dec 13, 2016

    A priest and former slave who served in Chicago and western Illinois in the late 1800s is a step closer to becoming a saint as his body is being exhumed and subject to scientific examination as part of the sainthood review process.

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