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Chicago archdiocese announces parish mergers, closings

March 11, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The Archdiocese of Chicago has announced plans for another round of parish mergers and church closings, as part of the “Renew My Church” initiative guided by Cardinal Blase Cupich. The archdiocese has merged 151 parishes into 57 new parishes, with 44 churches no longer being used for scheduled Masses.

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  • Posted by: wenner1687 - Mar. 12, 2021 9:30 PM ET USA

    Ghastly. How can any initiative of that whited sepulchre Cupich further the Gospel, or renew the Church?! I pray for the salvation of his soul, and for the souls he is falsely shepherding.