Archbishop Cupich enters Blackhawks bet with Tampa bishop

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich said financial challenges facing Illinois could impact how the church helps those in need. (WLS)

Chicago's Catholic Archbishop Blase Cupich is betting on the Blackhawks to win the Stanley Cup - he has issued a challenge to Bishop Robert Lynch in Tampa.

If the Blackhawks lose, Archbishop Cupich has promised to send enough Chicago deep dish pizza to feed the 300 guests of Pinellas Hope, a shelter for the homeless in Clearwater, Fla.

If Tampa Bay loses, Bishop Lynch will ship cases of Florida grapefruit to Saint Leo's Residence for Veterans, a Chicago Catholic Charities ministry.

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