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.
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.
Nov 18, 2014 - 11:58 am .- As he enters retirement, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago noted the importance of living faith in the truth, reflecting on his time as archbishop, the approach of death, and advice for his successor, Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich.
Nov 17, 2014 - 04:28 pm .- Cardinal Francis George celebrated his last public Mass as Archbishop of Chicago on Sunday, thanking the people of Chicago for being God’s “gift” to him.
Sep 12, 2014 - 12:01 pm .- Faithful Catholics will face increasing difficulties in American society as public life becomes more dominated by another “religion” that marginalizes the Church and imposes its own morality, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago has written.
Aug 25, 2014 - 10:46 am .- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago is continuing cancer treatment and has agreed to take part in a clinical trial of a new anti-cancer drug, his archdiocese has announced.
May 22, 2014 - 03:03 pm .- The initial stages have started in the search to replace Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, who is fighting cancer for the third time, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Aug 25, 2013 - 04:20 pm .- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago’s “intellectual vigor” and “forceful defense of the Church” may be why Pope Francis has yet to allow the 76-year-old cardinal to retire, one religion news observer has suggested.
Mar 1, 2013 - 09:46 am .- Countering much speculation that next Pope will be chosen based on geographic concerns, three American cardinals say the best candidate to succeed Benedict XVI is a man of holiness who can communicate the Gospel.
Sep 19, 2012 - 02:09 am .- A Massachusetts-based Catholic lay group, Voice of the Faithful, is making efforts to sway the selection of Chicago's new archbishop by getting feedback from local church-goers.
Aug 18, 2012 - 08:30 am .- The Archdiocese of Chicago has reported that Cardinal Francis George underwent surgery earlier this week to remove cancerous cells in his kidney, as well as a nodule in his liver.