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Loyola University Chicago defies cardinal, will award pro-abortionist

9/14/2004 - 5:41 AM PST


By Matt Abbott

In a previous column, I reported that Loyola University Chicago School of Law will, on Oct. 30, 2004, give the ‘St. Robert Bellarmine Award’ to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, an avowed pro-abortionist.

An update: A reliable source has informed me that Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Archbishop of Chicago, contacted the university to implore its administration to cancel the award.

Loyola reportedly has refused the cardinal’s request.

Concerned Catholics who wish to contact Loyola University Chicago School of Law to express their concerns about this latest development can send an e-mail to


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