Explore various Roman Catholic parish registers from the Archdiocese of Chicago, Illinois. Browse through registers of vital events as well as communions and confirmations.
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The Archdiocese of Chicago was first established as a diocese in 1843 and later as an archdiocese in 1880. The archdiocese serves the Catholic population of Cook and Lake counties in northeastern Illinois. There are six vicariates within the archdiocese and 31 deaneries.
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