Images: Cardinal George 1937-2015
Apr 17, 2015 3:03 PM - Cardinal George, the former leader of the Chicago Archdiocese, succumbed to his long battle with cancer. He was 78. A regular presence in the suburbs, George frequently visited local parishes and schools during his years as archbishop, from 1997 to 2014. He'd lead Masses, celebrate milestones, greet church members, and console parishes during tough times.