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Cardinal Blaise Cupich

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 3, 2022 / 05:55 am Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Daniel Jenky as head of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, on Thursday, the day of Jenky’s 75th birthday. Diocesan bishops are required by canon law to submit a letter of resignation …

by CNA Staff Chicago, Ill., Feb 10, 2022 / 12:46 pm As part of its “Renew My Church” initiative the Archdiocese of Chicago recently announced 12 new parish groupings. By July, the archdiocese will have 221 parishes. The 12 groupings, formed by parish mergers, were announced between Jan. 20 and …

by Christine Rousselle Springfield, Ill., Jan 26, 2022 / 17:32 pm The Diocese of Springfield in Illinois has instituted regulations on members of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius serving there that are similar to those of the Archdiocese of Chicago, where the canons are incardinated. The canons regular …

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 27, 2021 / 11:30 am Cardinal Blase Cupich has issued a new policy for the Archdiocese of Chicago that curtails the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass and other sacraments in Latin using liturgical books that pre-Vatican II. Under the policy, which takes …

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Dec 23, 2021 / 04:25 am Pope Francis on Thursday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Peter Turkson as prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. He named the 75-year-old Canadian Jesuit Cardinal Michael Czerny as the interim head of the dicastery pending the appointment …

by Joe Bukuras Chicago, Ill., Aug 28, 2021 / 16:00 pm An Illinois priest has alleged that Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, ordered him to cease praying the Prayer to St. Michael and the Hail Mary publicly after Mass, but the church’s pastor says the allegation is not true. …

by Christine Rousselle Chicago, Ill., Aug 25, 2021 / 15:26 pm The Archdiocese of Chicago will require all archdiocesan employees and clergy to receive the vaccine for COVID-19 within the next six weeks, and will only allow exemptions for medical reasons. “We have made this decision convinced that this is …

by Autumn Jones, Joe Bukuras, Carl Bunderson Denver Newsroom, Aug 20, 2021 / 13:22 pm A Chicago police chaplain says he is “mortified” that he mistakenly gave Holy Communion to Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a non-Catholic Christian in a same-sex marriage, during Thursday’s funeral Mass for fallen city police officer Ella …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 19, 2021 / 15:05 pm The archdioceses of both Philadelphia and Chicago have instructed their clerics not to assist parishioners seeking religious exemptions from receiving COVID-19 vaccines. An Aug. 18 letter from Fr. Michael Hennelly, Vicar for Clergy for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, …

by Christine Rousselle Chicago, Ill., Aug 11, 2021 / 18:00 pm Blase Cardinal Cupich of Chicago condemned Wednesday the rising levels of gun violence in the city of Chicago and called for prayers after one police officer was shot and killed, and another was injured. “Saturday night, members of the …