Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Religious dispute

  • Doctor bites policeman in Chicago religious dispute

    The episode took place in Chicago about half a century ago. At the time some 100,000 Ukrainians lived in the greater Chicago area, mostly in a near-west neighborhood referred to as the Ukrainian village. They were mostly (c.70%) Catholics of the Byzantine or Eastern rite, adhering to the old Julian calendar and celebrating Christmas and…