| Dec 10, 2010
| 10:01 AM
11:47 a.m. Ron Santo's hearse arrived at Wrigley Field and circled the ballpark as several hundred mourners-- lined up two and three deep on Addison and Clark streets -- applauded. After circling the park, the hearse, bearing two No. 10 flags on its front...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Making a saint. It happens in Rome. But the truth is, all Catholics everywhere have the power to pray to and put forth a saint. The process began for Pope John Paul II when a sickly nun said he cured her of Parkinson's that sets the stage for...
| May 2, 2011
While he was pope, John Paul II canonized 482 people and beatified more than 1,300. On Sunday, he will be beatified, a key step on his own road to possible sainthood.
/ The Catholic Church recognizes two types of saints: Confessors and martyrs....
| Aug 20, 2010
Our six-part series on Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs concludes with a salute to the southland.
1/ Thornton goes way back. An 1840 map of the area shows Chicago, "Napierville" (Naperville), "Juliet" (Joliet) – and Thornton. And the nearby...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Funeral services will be held Friday for Fred Rice, Chicago's first African-American police superintendent.
Viewing will take place between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m., with...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 9:38 PM
SOUTH BEND — When a man snatched a young woman’s iPad in a Chicago coffee shop Saturday afternoon, Jose Capeles took off after him.
It didn’t matter that the South Bend police officer was off-duty, touring downtown Chicago, wearing...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 4:59 PM
On the eve of Valentine's Day, Helen Moshak pinned rainbow ribbons to her white knit cap and returned to the Roman Catholic Church she left five years ago, dismayed by its opposition to gay marriage when two of her three children are gay.
| Nov 27, 2011
| 12:13 PM
Roman Catholics across the United States followed a new translation of the Mass today that includes several changes to prayers and responses that the faithful have recited for decades.
The revisions proved challenging for parishioners and priests alike....
| Dec 17, 2011
5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. How serious is the Christmas butter shortage in Norway? You’ll find out when Orion Samuelson shares an e-mail from a lady in Norway who sets the record straight.5:05 a....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:39 PM
CHRISTMAS EVE - SATURDAY DECEMBER 24
4:00pm Christmas with John Williams
5:00pm Christmas with Garry Meier
6:00pm Christmas with Mike McConnell
7:00pm Christmas with WGN Sports Night
8:00pm Christmas with the Blackhawks
9:00pm Christmas with the...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:45 AM
Cardinal Francis George will celebrate Mass on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at Holy Name Cathedral and Cook County Jail.
The archbishop of Chicago will also continue his holiday tradition of visiting seriously ill children and their families at...