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August 2, 3:30 p.m.

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting on Capital Punishment

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will join the American Bar Association Annual Meeting as a panelist on August 2 at the Swissotel, 323 East Upper Wacker Drive in Chicago. The panel discussion on capital punishment will be moderated by Ronald J. Tabak, chair of the Death Penalty Committee, ABA Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice. Speakers include: Meredith Martin Rountree, senior lecturer at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law; Robert Dunham, executive director at the Death Penalty Information Center; Karen Gottlieb, co-director at the Florida Center for Capital Representation, FIU College of Law. For media credentials, please click here: media registration link.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

August 20, all day

World Youth Day Cross and Marian Icon in Chicago for the First Time

The official World Youth Day Cross (WYD) and the Marian Icon, entrusted to the youth and young adults of the world by St. John Paul II in 1984, will make a stop for the first time in the Archdiocese of Chicago on August 20. The archdiocese will celebrate this special event at Holy Name Cathedral. For more information please visit: https://pvm.archchicago.org/events/wyd-symbols
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Saturday, August 25, 6:30 a.m.

Sunrise Mass 2018

The Black Catholic Deacons of the Archdiocese of Chicago are hosting their annual Sunrise Mass on Saturday, August 25, from 6:30 to 8 a.m at Oakwood Beach on 41st Street and Lakeshore Drive, Chicago. Worshipers will gather to pray for nonviolence, the healing of families, schools and communities. In the event of heavy rain, the prayer service will be moved to Holy Angels Catholic Church, 615 E. Oakwood Boulevard, Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

August 27, 6 p.m.

Denial Movie Screening with Cardinal Cupich

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will join Rabbi Samuel Gordon from the Sukkhat Shalom Congregation at the Illinois Holocaust Museum for a special screening of 2016 feature film Denial, followed by a powerful conversation about the nature of truth and its importance. E. J. Dionne, Jr., op-ed columnist at the Washington Post, will moderate the discussion.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227. Young Adult Ministry, 312-534-8600.