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ECUMENICAL EVENING PLANNED TO HONOR CARDINAL GEORGE
ON HIS 10TH ANNIVERSARY AS ARCHBISHOP OF CHICAGO

Chicago, IL (April 13, 2007) - The first public event scheduled to honor Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., on the tenth anniversary of his installation as the eighth Archbishop of Chicago, will be an Ecumenical Evening sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.

Gratitude for the Past, Hopes for the Future: Cardinal George in Conversation with His Ecumenical and Interreligious Neighbors will be held on Monday, April 30, 2007 at 7 p.m. in the Holy Name Cathedral Parish Center, N. State St., Chicago.

The program, with a reception that will follow immediately after, will also include a prayer service and reflections by the following four panelists: His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos, Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago; Bishop Paul R. Landahl, Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Rabbi Ellen W. Dreyfus, Past President of the Chicago Board of Rabbis; and Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni, Distinguished Research Professor of Law at the DePaul University College of Law.

For reservations and more information regarding the Ecumenical Evening, contact the Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs at 312--5325, or send emails directly to eia@archchicago.org .

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