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  • Black Eucharistic congress hails patience as a virtue

    Black Eucharistic congress hails patience as a virtue

    • Aug 10, 2016

    Practicing patience can be a great virtue, said Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry of Chicago in his homily at the Aug. 7 closing Mass of the African National Eucharistic Congress in Washington. The vast majority in the congregation were Africans, although there was a smattering of curious or befuddled non-blacks.

  • Bishops say yes to respect, no to assault weapons in Orlando’s wake

    • Jun 24, 2016

    “Throughout the whole lesbian and gay community, particularly touched by the heinous crimes committed in Orlando, motivated by hate, driven perhaps by mental instability and certainly empowered by a culture of violence, know this: the Archdiocese of Chicago stands with you. I stand with you,” Archbishop Blase Cupich said.

  • Chicago outreach to gay community remembers Orlando victims

    Chicago outreach to gay community remembers Orlando victims

    • Jun 22, 2016

    Chicago’s Archdiocesan Gay and Lesbian Outreach began in 1988 as a way to extend the church’s pastoral outreach to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics throughout the archdiocese. Recently, it organized a memorial for the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting.

  • Archdiocese of Chicago could close dozens of parishes

    Archdiocese of Chicago could close dozens of parishes

    • Feb 7, 2016

    CHICAGO — The Archdiocese of Chicago could close as many as 100 parishes over the next dozen years under a comprehensive review announced by Archbishop Blase Cupich. Pointing to aging infrastructure and a looming priest shortage, Cupich said the nation’s third largest archdiocese risks “spreading our resources too thinly” if it fails “to

  • With the spotlight on Boston, Chicago archdiocese says it did better

    With the spotlight on Boston, Chicago archdiocese says it did better

    • Nov 6, 2015

    CHICAGO — When the movie “Spotlight” hits theaters across the country Friday, the Catholic Church’s cover-up of child sexual abuse will again be in focus, more than a decade after The Boston Globe published a series of stories exposing policies that allowed abusive priests to stay in ministry. After the Spotlight series, revelations

  • At pallium Mass, Cupich calls for mercy toward nontraditional families

    • Aug 23, 2015

    CHICAGO – Catholics must avoid being rigid, embrace change, and show mercy, not harsh judgment, toward nontraditional families. That was the message from Chicago’s Archbishop Blase Cupich Sunday afternoon after receiving his pallium, a wool stole that is a piece of liturgical regalia symbolizing his connection to the pope, from

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