Archbishop Cupich at the podium during the September 20 press conference.

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Archdiocese of Chicago

Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Blase J. Cupich Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago

His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Spokane, Washington, Most Reverend Blase J. Cupich, as the ninth Archbishop of Chicago, the Vatican announced today. Archbishop Cupich will be installed as Archbishop of Chicago on November 18, 2014, at Holy Name Cathedral.

Francis Cardinal George, OMI, retains the office of Archbishop until November 18 until Archbishop Cupich is installed.

Respect Life Month

Each of us is a masterpiece of God's creation

This is a time to reflect on life issues and to pray for and promote greater respect for all human life. As Pope Francis said, “Each of us is a masterpiece of God’s creation.”

Month of the Holy Rosary

National 54-Day Rosary Novena for Peace and the Family

Fair Trade Month

Ensuring the safety and rights of workers

As Catholics, we are called to protect the human dignity of our brothers and sisters around the world. Fair Trade is a trading partnership based on dialogue, transparency and relationships between the producers and consumers of goods.

Heaven Cries for Our Children

Prayer Vigil and Mass for immigration
reform and unaccompanied children with
Most Rev. Gustavo Garcia-Siller

Friday, October 24

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Catholic Chicago Blog

In this week's blog, Most Rev. Alberto Rojas, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, extends an invitation to attend Noche de Gala on Friday, October 3.

The Church, the Cardinal and You

The Church, the Cardinal and You features comments from both Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich and Cardinal Francis George about the transition in leadership at the Archdiocese of Chicago.

News Releases

Archdiocese of Chicago Celebrates 16th Annual
Noche de Gala with Theme
Celebrating the Joy of the Gospel
Friday, October 3

Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, will attend the 16th Annual Noche de Gala, at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, October 3, at The White Eagle, 6839 North Milwaukee Avenue in Niles. This annual recognition dinner and award ceremony honors Catholics who serve and work in Hispanic Ministry in the Archdiocese. Nearly 1,000 people, representing almost 150 parishes offering Hispanic Ministry and various Archdiocesan Agencies, are expected to attend.

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U.S. Department of Education Names Eight Archdiocesan Schools as Blue Ribbon Schools Most decorated school system in the country

Eight Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago will be among the 337 schools from across the country to receive Blue Ribbon School Awards at a ceremony hosted by the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C., on November 10 and 11.

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Cause for Sainthood of Father Augustus Tolton
Gala Benefit Fundraiser Union League Club, Sunday, October 5

The Gala Benefit Fundraiser for the Cause for Sainthood of Father Augustus Tolton will take place at the Union League Club, 65 West Jackson Boulevard in Chicago, on Sunday, October 5, at 12 p.m.

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Mass of Atonement and Hope at Holy Family Parish in Chicago Saturday, October 4, at 10 a.m.

– Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, will be the main celebrant at a Mass of Atonement and Hope on Saturday, October 4, at 10 a.m., at Holy Family Church, 1080 West Roosevelt Road in Chicago.

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