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  • Report: Top Vatican prosecutor failed to report abuser

    The Jesuit tapped by Pope Francis to serve as the Vatican’s top clergy sex abuse prosecutor failed to remove an abusive priest from ministry even after learning about that priest’s long record, The Boston Globe reported today. As the second-highest official with the Chicago Jesuits in the 1990s, the Rev.

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  • In Chicago, Pope Francis Agenda has a champion in Cupich

    CHICAGO – In the weeks leading up to his installation as Chicago’s ninth archbishop, Blase Cupich quipped to reporters that the pope was sending a pastor, not a message, in naming this low-profile church moderate to lead 2.2 million Catholics here. But over the course of a two-day ceremony at

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  • Archbishop Blase Cupich's Installation Mass homily

    Bienvenido, Witam, Mabuhay, Dobro došli, Welcome I am delighted and honored to be your archbishop. So many of you in this cathedral today have come – from near and so very far – friends and family, brother bishops and priests, religious, lay women and men. Former parishioners and pastors from

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  • Photos from Archbishop Blase Cupich's Installation Mass

    Blase Cupich accepted the call to serve as the archbishop of Chicago on Tuesday when his predecessor handed him a bishop’s staff and relinquished the chair that symbolizes the leadership of the nation’s third-largest diocese.

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  • Chicago archbishop's Installation Mass

    The live stream of the Mass is now over. Blase Cupich accepted the call to serve as the archbishop of Chicago on Tuesday when his predecessor handed him a bishop’s staff and relinquished the chair that symbolizes the leadership of the nation’s third-largest diocese. During the Mass, the transfer of

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  • On eve of installation, Chicago's Cupich offers hints of his agenda

    CHICAGO — During a ceremony rich with ritual and symbolism, the next archbishop of Chicago was welcomed to his new assignment Monday night as a prelude to his formal installation as head of the nation’s third-largest Catholic community today. And Blase Cupich, named by Pope Francis to replace ailing Cardinal

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