(CCI Editors Note: We commend Cardinal George for speaking out against the hate-inspired headlines at the Tribune.

(CCI Editors Note: We commend Cardinal George for speaking out against the hate-inspired headlines at the Tribune. Bigotry of any sort is wrong, and the Sun-Times’ anti-Catholic bias should be considered by all Catholics who buy papers in Chicago.) “Saying it was the first time he had done so in his 5 1/2-year tenure, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago used the pulpit Sunday to dispute a recent newspaper headline that suggested Pope John Paul II had launched a “global campaign” against gays by asking politicians to oppose same-sex marriages. “I stand here to defend our Holy Father, Pope John Paul II, against a false accusation made on the front page of the Chicago Sun-Times last Friday,” George told a standing-room-only congregation in Holy Name Cathedral.”