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Cardinal Francis George celebrates Mass at the tomb of St. Peter during his February 2012 ad limina visit to the Vatican.

Chicago cardinal says cancer appears to be active again

Mar 7, 2014

Cardinal Francis George of Chicago told his archdiocese that Lent finds him in “poor health” as cancer in his right... Read more

Pope Francis greets the crowd at Castel Gandolfo before the Sunday Angelus on July 14, 2013.

Cancer patient regains will to live after seeing Pope

Aug 19, 2013

After a decade of struggling with cancer and other illnesses, a 58-year-old woman from Madrid has found comfort and renewed... Read more

Fr. Scott Carroll of the Diocese of Toledo.

Ohio priest dies of cancer two days after ordination

May 10, 2013

Father Scott R. Carroll, ordained a priest of the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio, on May 8, died of cancer two... Read more


Priest devoted to helping AIDS patients dies in Chile

Jan 7, 2013

Father Ubaldo Santi Lucherini, one of the founders of Caritas Chile who devoted years of his life to caring for... Read more


Cardinal George of Chicago has cancerous cells removed

Aug 18, 2012

The Archdiocese of Chicago has reported that Cardinal Francis George underwent surgery earlier this week to remove cancerous cells in... Read more

Funeral Mass of Servant of God Chiara Corbella Petrillo. Photo Courtesy of Christian Gennari/

Emotional goodbye for young Italian mother who died for unborn child

Jun 21, 2012

Hundreds of Italians gathered at the Church of St. Francisca Romana in Rome on June 16 for the funeral Mass... Read more