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Francis George

Cardinal George To Resume Chemotherapy

Posted 08.30.2012 | Chicago

Cardinal Francis George's ongoing battle with cancer isn't over, and this week, the religious leader met with Loyola University Medical Center doctors...

Will a Misguided LGBT Protest Restore Cardinal Francis George's Standing?

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Besen

Lair Scott has called for a protest against the Catholic Church. If the protest becomes unruly, disrespectful, or blatantly anti-religious, or if mass is disrupted, the support of the sympathetic middle that believes Cardinal George went too far will evaporate.

Cardinal Francis George's Parade of Lies

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Besen

Cardinal George's outrageous comparison of the LGBT community to the Ku Klux Klan was so degrading and hurtful that apologizing will not be sufficient. His only road to redemption is handing in his resignation.

Cardinal George and the KKK: Religious Extremists Live in the Midwest, Too

Tracy Baim | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tracy Baim

If all religious groups paid their fair share of taxes, I wouldn't be as angry when they spoke out against my right to equality. But when a religious leader like Cardinal George gets a large forum to amplify his prejudice off all our taxpayer backs, it is an unfair system.

Augustus Tolton, Chicagoan And First Black U.S. Priest, A Candidate For Sainthood

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Legend has it that as a 7-year-old boy, Augustus Tolton escaped slave hunters by rowing with his mother across the Mississippi River to the free state...

Katharine Zaleski

Notre Dame Valedictorian: Obama Practices Catholic Values | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Note: This interview was conducted Friday, two days before President Obama's speech. Read the piece below in its original form. ------- The media fo...