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Ecumenical Stations of the Cross: Cardinal Blase J. Cupich and a diverse group of religious, civic and community leaders to lead special online Christian service
April 8, 2020 – Read more here

Cardinal Cupich joins the Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Trip to Deliver the 25th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
February 18, 2020 – Read more here

Muslim, Catholic traditions “must include the desire to get to know the other,” Cardinal Cupich says
November 22, 2019 – Read more here

Cardinal Cupich receives Lawrence M. Adelman Award from AJC for his commitment to combatting antisemitism.
November 21, 2019 – Photo | Speech

Cardinal, Holocaust survivor on dangers of hateful rhetoric
November 20, 2019 – Read more here

Dan Olsen, Director, Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the Archdiocese of Chicago, presents on the global persecution of Christians at the University of Illinois at Chicago
November 18, 2019 – Photo

Group launches fast for children in detention centers
October 17, 2019 – Read more here

Remarks of Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, at the Interreligious Prayer Service in Remembrance of the Victims at the Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh
November 1, 2018 – Read more here 

Statement of the Archdiocese of Chicago and its interreligious partners in response to the Van Dyke trial
September 26, 2018 – Read more here

Catholics join Muslims to break bread during Ramadan
June 6, 2018 – Read more on Chicago Catholic

Muslims and Catholics Confront Prejudice at Third National Muslim-Catholic Dialogue
March 9, 2018 – Read more on USML

Cardinal Cupich Delivers Address at North Shore Congregation Israel
January 29, 2018 – Click here to read Cardinal Cupich’s Talk.

Renewing promise of dialogue on Reformation anniversary
October 31, 2017 – Read more on Chicago Catholic

Monument For Indigent, Unborn And Unknown Unveiled At Mount Olivet Cemetery
July 14, 2017 –

Annual Muslim/Catholic Interfaith Program and Iftar
June 9, 2017 – Click here to read more.

Statement of Archbishop Blase Cupich on the Death of Metropolitan Iakovos
June 9, 2017 – Click here to read more.

Annual Interfaith Memorial Observance for the Indigent
May 22, 2017 – Click here to read more.

22nd Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture
February 6, 2017 – Click here to read more.

Archdiocesan Parishes Celebrate Annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
January 19, 2017 – Click here to read more.

Cook County’s Nameless and Unclaimed Get Proper Burial
July 28, 2016 –

Catholics and Buddhists Meet Pope Francis … Together
June 29, 2015 – Click here to read more.

Baptism as Practiced by Different Christian Traditions
May 07, 2015 – Click here to read more.

Holy Orders
May 12, 2014 – Click here to read more.

The 2014 Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture
March 24, 2014 – Click here to read more.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: An Occasion for Joy
January 13, 2014 – Click here to read more.

Global News

Pope prays for peace in Middle East with head of Assyrian Church
November 9, 2018 –

Pope Francis: We must be the voice for persecuted Christians who have no voice
November 9, 2018 – Watch video at

In Geneva, Francis’s ‘ecumenism of encounter’ will be on display
June 18, 2018 –

Vatican office for evangelization of peoples gets a new undersecretary
September 28, 2017 –

Vatican, Muslim World League to set up joint committee
September 22, 2017 –

Pope praises Rome's first interreligious half-marathon
September 19, 2017 –

Vatican, Georgetown provide resources on interreligious dialogue
June 9, 2017 –