| Nov 2, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Cardinal Francis George and five other Roman Catholic bishops in Illinois criticized Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday for agreeing to present a leadership award at an upcoming event for an abortion-rights political action committee.
In a statement from the...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn today said he's following his conscience by presenting an award at an upcoming event for an abortion rights political action committee, a move that prompted Cardinal Francis George and five other Roman Catholic bishops in Illinois to...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:40 PM
The Roman Catholic dioceses of Springfield and Joliet have joined 41 other religious institutions filing simultaneous lawsuits that challenge the Obama administration’s mandate that many religious employers have their health insurance cover the cost...
| May 22, 2012
The Roman Catholic dioceses of Springfield and Joliet have joined 41 other religious institutions filing simultaneous lawsuits that challenge the Obama administration's mandate that many religious employers have their health insurance cover the cost of...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Reams of private Vatican correspondence published in a new Italian best-seller reportedly include a plea by Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George, urging the Vatican to halt an award to Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn for abolishing the death penalty....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:33 AM
An Italian best-seller that has touched off a scandal in the Vatican reportedly contains a plea from Cardinal George, urging the Vatican to halt an award to Governor Pat Quinn for abolishing the death penalty.
The book is Your Holiness: The Secret Papers...
| Mar 1, 2011
In a talk with students at Northwestern University in Chicago, Cardinal Francis George said gays and lesbians aren't excluded from the church, according to The Daily Northwestern. “If they feel they are excluded, it is only because they have decided...
| Apr 29, 2011
The language-is-organic folks contend we should abandon efforts to preserve the distinction between “uninterested” and “disinterested,” since the two are often used interchangeably to mean a lack of interest. From Thursday's...
| Jun 15, 2011
When Illinois passed its own version of the DREAM Act in late May, a DePaul student group shared some of the credit in the successful lobbying effort....
| Jan 17, 2010
| 2:15 PM
Churches across the New York-area prayed for the people of Haiti Sunday, as parishes across the country began taking special collections to aid relief efforts.
The Evangelical Crusade of Fishers of Men in Brooklyn -- one of the largest Haitian...
| Jul 15, 2009
| 9:26 PM
(WGN-AM)- Roman Szabelski, executive director of Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago, was appointed today to oversee operations at Burr Oak Cemetery, where authorities say as many as 300 bodies were dug up and the graves resold.