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  • Cardinal Bernadin and Cardinal George: Common Ground in action

    • Apr 23, 2015

    “I am Francis, your neighbor.” The line fell a little flat, but that was inevitable. It was impossible for Archbishop Francis George to escape the memory of his predecessor at his own installation Mass. It was not quite six months after Cardinal Bernardin’s death when Archbishop George introduced himself. Bernardin

  • Tributes to Cardinal George

    • Apr 17, 2015

    Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz “The death of an exemplary churchman such as Cardinal Francis George brings much sadness at a time of joy and resurrection. We find peace in knowing that, after so much suffering, he has been raised up with our Lord. As archbishop of Chicago and president of

  • Chicago Archbishop Cupich’s statement on the death of Cardinal George

    • Apr 17, 2015

    A man of peace, tenacity and courage has been called home to the Lord. Our beloved Cardinal George passed away today at 10:45 a.m. at the Residence. Cardinal George’s life’s journey began and ended in Chicago. He was a man of great courage who overcame many obstacles to become a

  • Chicago Cardinal Francis George, the ‘American Ratzinger,’ dies

    • Apr 17, 2015

    During an era under Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, when Catholicism was trying to swim against an increasingly secular tide in the Western world, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago was the American prelate trusted by those two popes, almost above all others, to spearhead that project in the

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