Cardinal George speaks out Admin Friday, December 23, 2011 Chicago’s Cardinal George defends the church against public encroachments and warns about letting gay and lesbian groups become anti-Catholic protesters like the Ku Klux Klan. © 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.