Among all of the wonderful words printed or spoken about the late Chicago's archbishop, Francis Cardinal George the best tribune comes from Pat Hickey in his blog, With Both Hands. If you haven't acquainted yourself with Pat Hickey, you should do so now. He is more authentically a Chicagoan from the neighborhoods than Studs Terkel or any of his allied poseurs have ever been.
- Seattle bishop said Cardinal George told him what to preach at the funeral. Chicago Tribune.
- Goodbye to a hard-nosed Chicagoan. The Economist.
- Cardinal George to be buried next to his parents in All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines. Chicago Tribune.
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