| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:58 PM
I was raised as a Catholic. I was in a Catholic school growing up. I stopped going to church but I never stopped believing in god or praying. Thank god or angels or someone remain at my side. I'm not any more overly religious, but I’m just...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:29 PM
After Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot to death as he said Mass, Danlio Macias’ family mourned as if one of its own had been killed.
“I see these photos,” Macias said, eyes red with tears as he visited the site of Romero’s...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Pope Francis on Monday launched a stunning attack on the cardinals, bishops and priests who run the Vatican, accusing them of succumbing to greed, jealousy, hypocrisy, cowardice and “spiritual Alzheimer's.”
In a pre-Christmas speech to the...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:00 PM
At first, it was easy to overlook. With all of his statements about caring for the poor, the disabled and immigrants, and all the fanfare surrounding his famous “Who am I to judge?” proclamation, Pope Francis seemed like a breath of fresh...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:33 PM
In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer" and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognize positive aspects of same-sex couples.
Roman Catholic gay rights groups around...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Incarnation Catholic Church is one committed to the service of the faithful.
Or, as the church notes on its website, they are an “intimate, Roman Catholic parish that desires to provide a very traditional, yet personal atmosphere in which you may...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:46 AM
To celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment, Trinity Episcopal Church in Highland Park and Holy Cross Catholic Church will host pet blessings on Sunday, Oct. 5.
Parishioners as well as the public...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:09 AM
For nearly 90 years, students have attended classes at St. James Catholic School in Highwood.
That will cease to be the case after this school year because the school's students, staff and tradition will be blended in with the Holy Cross School on the...
| Sep 30, 2014
Maryann L. Hughes-Hanks for nearly 30 years ran the Chicago-based Luxembourg News of America, a monthly publication begun after World War II that has readers both in the United States and abroad.
Mrs. Hughes-Hanks, 90, who for her contributions in...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Nazareth, because it had played so well all season, had no experience dealing with in-game adversity.
As it turns out, the Roadrunners can do that too.
Trailing at halftime for the first time all season, Nazareth took a huge step toward the East...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 1:30 PM
George led flock through tough times
The appointment of Cardinal Francis George's successor Saturday represents the start of an unprecedented transition in the city's Roman Catholic Church, where no other leader has lived long enough to meet the man...