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Furies over Immigration

When writing for Sightings I can look down from our residence window on two cathedral towers. A century ago, in the years after the Chicago Fire of 1871, those towers towered over a rebuilt cityscape, still of low-rise buildings. Cathedrals dominated...

January 16, 2017

Chicago Archdiocese | St. Adalbert Church | Catholicism | suburban churches | Blase Cupich

Closing and Reopening Sanctuaries

“Trending Now…” is a familiar category in pop culture. It usually refers to fashions of this season replacing those of last season, or changes in products for musical or film audiences new since last year’s awards season. In the religious world so...

February 22, 2016

Blase Cupich | Archbishop of Chicago | Archdiocese of Chicago

Archbishop Publicity -- Martin E. Marty

No, Sightings will not turn provincial and even local on its readers, but this week it is hard to resist comment on news of the nearby. I can look out my windows and behold one synagogue and two cathedrals—one Episcopal and one Roman Catholic. It was...

November 24, 2014