Posts tagged "Cardinal Francis George"

Bishop Blase Cupich is the Next Archbishop of Chicago

Bishop Blase Cupich is the next Archbishop of Chicago.  Bishop Cupich (pronounced sue-pitch or SOUP-ich) expressed his surprise when he received the call about a week ago.  With Cardinal George’s health in decline (and his official retirement already offered), I’m happy that his replacement has been named. Who is Bishop Cupich? Have you ever heard... Read more »

Cardinal George on Religious Freedom

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Taped in September of this year, the Cardinals words resonate especially as we prepare to vote tomorrow.

Lord, I'm Not Worthy To Receive You ... Oops I Mean ..

When Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion approached him and appealed to him, saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, suffering dreadfully.” He said to him, “I will come and cure him.” The centurion said in reply, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and... Read more »

Can the Catholic Church Really Re-Evangelize Our Young People After the Scandal?

This picture of Alejandro Flores is a child’s worst nightmare.  And yes, that is a priest’s collar he’s wearing.  He was ordained despite continued evidence that he had a fondness for young boys.  The article in Sunday’s (November 20) Chicago Tribune will make you ill when reading it. After Mass Saturday, I picked up a... Read more »

Gov. Quinn is Just Following His Conscience: And So Will I Next Election

I couldn’t be a politician.  I don’t think I could represent “the people” that the politicians are always talking about.  I’m Catholic, and my campaign and the way I voted would be according to Church teachings.  I’m still on the fence with the death penalty, but I don’t think I could tell someone to give... Read more »