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.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago
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.
NCR Today: Archdiocesan schools announced members of its church community would hang banners that read, "We are Praying for a Peaceful Summer. Join Us."
Archbishop Blase Cupich has decried the apparent targeting of gays and lesbians in the Orlando nightclub massacre and called for greater efforts on gun control.
The Field Hospital: Parishes urged to host proms for developmentally disabled; Archbishop Cupich supports parish in violent neighborhood; TV station investigates Camden priest's relationship with female friend
Praise for Amoris Laetitia. Archbishop Cupich calls papal document "crisp and fresh, making the text easily accessible.”
NCR Today: Archbishop Blase Cupich preached March 12 during a Mass celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, asking all Chicagoans to take up the work of restoration.
The state of Illinois owes Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago $25 million and counting. Catholic Charities floats the state more than $2 million each month.