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A shepherd who smelled like his sheep – Chicago faithful pay final respects to Cardinal George

Apr 25, 2015 - 05:42 am .- As Cardinal Francis George of Chicago was laid to rest Thursday, religious and lay members of the archdiocese revered him as a caring shepherd who wouldn’t let cancer get in the way of his ministry.

Leader, son, friend: Cardinal George remembered through the eyes of his superior

Apr 24, 2015 - 04:23 am .- A strong leader, yet humble. Approachable, yet not preoccupied with a desire to be liked. A high-ranking prelate and intellectual powerhouse, yet a friend to the poor who embraced the sufferings in his own life.

Cardinal George praised at funeral for faith, conviction, courage in suffering

Apr 23, 2015 - 01:04 pm .- Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George received everything good from God and these gifts must now be passed on by those who mourn him, said the homilist at his funeral on Thursday.

Apostolic Blessing offered to those who mourn Cardinal George

Apr 18, 2015 - 11:32 am .- In a telegram to Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago, the Holy Father offered his blessing to all those who mourn Cardinal Francis E. George.

National outpouring of love, prayers for Cardinal George

Apr 17, 2015 - 04:09 pm .- The death of Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago on April 17 was met with an outpouring of prayer, as well as gratitude for the life and service of the prominent Church leader.  

BREAKING: Cardinal Francis George of Chicago dies at 78

Apr 17, 2015 - 12:20 pm .- Cardinal Francis George, the Emeritus Archbishop of Chicago, passed away Friday morning after a long batter with cancer.

Cardinal George admitted to hospital for tests, evaluation

Mar 4, 2015 - 01:11 pm .- After being dropped from a cancer drug trial over a month ago, Cardinal Francis George, retired archbishop of Chicago, has been admitted to the hospital for testing and further evaluation of his health.

Cardinal George dropped from cancer drug trial, asks for prayers

Jan 6, 2015 - 11:03 am .- Cardinal Francis George has asked for continued prayers after being dropped from a cancer drug’s clinical trial, which was determined to be ineffective for him.

Chicago cardinal says cancer appears to be active again

Mar 7, 2014 - 11:13 am .- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago told his archdiocese that Lent finds him in “poor health” as cancer in his right kidney that was dormant for over a year is “showing signs of new activity.”

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