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Cardinal Blase Cupich unveiled an anti-violence initiative for Chicago that will be underscored by a Good Friday procession using the traditional Stations of the Cross to commemorate victims.
Gun violence in Chicago: On Dec. 31 hundreds joined to commemorate the lives of those killed by gun violence in 2016. "We're protesting violence," said Fr. Michael Pfelger.
Special feature: The Chicago archbishop has "got a lot of work to do" to revitalize this sprawling bastion of U.S. Catholicism.
Pope Francis appointed Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich to the Vatican Congregation for Bishops, the office that proposes bishop candidates.