Cardinal, bishops scold governor Admin Monday, December 19, 2011 Cardinal George of Chicago and several brother bishops have to publicly correct the Illinois governor for misrepresenting their meeting with him. He says it was to advocate for the poor, they say it was to warn him about his anti-life policies. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.