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James Norwood, 53, of the suburb of South Holland, came to the Saturday, May 30, 2020 protest with his daughter Hannah. (Evan Garcia / WTTW News)

Following days of violence and looting throughout the city and county, a group of faith leaders, community activists and politicians are urging peaceful protests while calling for reform. “There’s a way we can resist constructively,” said Jahmal Cole.

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Archbishop Blase Cupich appears on “Chicago Tonight” on May 4, 2016. (WTTW News)

Mass at all Archdiocese of Chicago churches will be suspended starting Saturday until further notice in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. “This is not a decision I made lightly,” Archbishop Blase Cupich said in a statement. 

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Archbishop Blase Cupich (Charles Rex Arbogast / AP File Photo / Pool)

Cardinal Blase Cupich expressed regret for “our failures to address the scourge of clerical sexual abuse” in a statement responding to the attorney general's report.

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Cardinal Blase Cupich appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Oct. 1, 2018.

The Catholic Church is struggling to deal with worldwide sex abuse scandals. And within its own walls, the church seems to be at war with itself.

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Cardinal Blase Cupich speaks out after finding himself in the middle of a firestorm between a former Vatican official and Pope Francis.

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The Catholic Church is weighing in on the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance border policy. Cardinal Blase Cupich joins us to talk about it.

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Cardinal Blase Cupich

Cardinal Blase Cupich was one of the most prominent voices in Springfield last week calling for tighter gun laws. He joins us to talk about gun violence and gun legislation as well as immigration and school closings.

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Cardinal Blase Cupich urges lawmakers Wednesday in Springfield to pass gun control laws.

As students in Florida returned to class for the first time since a gunman opened fire at their Parkland high school, Illinois lawmakers advanced a series of gun control measures in Springfield.

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Nearly 30 years after a school shooting in Winnetka, survivor Phil Andrew is heading an anti-violence effort for the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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An overhead view of Puerto Rico in late September, following damage caused by Hurricane Maria.

In a Facebook post Sunday, Cardinal Blase Cupich said it was “painful” to see the destruction up close, and that he was there to “reassure our Puerto Rican brothers and sisters that the Holy Father cares about them and prays for them.”

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Cardinal Blase Cupich talks about a new anti-violence initiative and other issues facing the Catholic Church.

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Cardinal Blase Cupich talks with us about his elevation to that position, the challenges facing Chicago, and how the church can better serve the community.

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Pope Francis elevated Blase Cupich, along with 16 other archbishops, to the College of Cardinals on Saturday. But that’s not the only news the pope made. 

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Archbishop Blase Cupich is going to Rome, where he’ll be elevated to cardinal in a special ceremony next month. 

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Archbishop Blase Cupich

Faced with major, ongoing financial pressure, the Archdiocese of Chicago is looking hard at its mission and membership. Archbishop Blase Cupich talks about the Chicago Catholic Church's money woes and how it might reorganize and revitalize itself.

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Archbishop Cupich

Last month, Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich took part in Pope Francis' synod on the family. Cupich joins "Chicago Tonight" to discuss the synod, as well as his private meeting with Pope Francis earlier this year and other issues facing the modern church.

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