Religions and Public Life Speaker Series - Cardinal Francis George
Time TBD. Cardinal Francis George, Catholic Archbishop of Chicago, will be speaking Tuesday, February 12th as part of the Religions and Public Life speaker series. Cardinal Francis George is the first Chicago native to become Archbishop of Chicago. He is the thirteenth Ordinary of Chicago since its establishment as a diocese in 1843. The northwest side native, a member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, is the sixth Cardinal to lead the Chicago Archdiocese¿s 2.3 million Catholics. He has assumed a prominent position among U.S. bishops, serving as the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops from 2007 to 2010. His pastoral leadership encompasses international and national audiences.