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  • Remarkable Woman: Alicia La Hoz

    Remarkable Woman: Alicia La Hoz
    When Alicia La Hoz was a child, she considered becoming an architect. She became a psychologist instead — and that has been a blessing for families throughout the Chicago area. Instead of designing buildings, La Hoz designs bridges by collaborating...
  • Cardinal celebrates reopening of Our Lady of the Angels church

    Cardinal celebrates reopening of Our Lady of the Angels church
    An energetic, emotional crowd of about 400 worshipers gathered Saturday to commemorate the reopening of Our Lady of Angels Church in West Humboldt Park, once one of Chicago’s largest parishes before a 1958 fire that killed 95 people contributed to...
  • St. Gregory High School on Far North Side closing

    St. Gregory High School on Far North Side closing
    St. Gregory the Great High School in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood is closing at the end of the school year, the school has announced on its Website. St. Gregory, 1677 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., was the Archdiocese of Chicago's first co-ed high school....
  • Cardinal wades into fray about Chick-fil-A

    Cardinal wades into fray about Chick-fil-A
    Chicago Cardinal Francis George has stepped in the ring on Chick-fil-A’s gay marriage controversy in a blog post, criticizing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s statement that the fast food chain’s values “are not Chicago values.” “...
  • L.A. mayor on Chick-fil-A: 'Love and liberty will always triumph'

    L.A. mayor on Chick-fil-A: 'Love and liberty will always triumph'
    Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, with its chicken-munching supporters and vuvuzela-tooting protesters, has come and gone. So, is the chain’s role in the gay marriage debate going to wind down? Hardly. A since-deleted tweet from evangelical Christian...
  • Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future

    Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future
    When Cardinal Francis George offered his mandatory resignation letter in January, he gave every indication he intended to continue to lead the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and its more than two 2 million faithful for years to come. Friday’...
  • Restricted priest mistakenly celebrated Mass, Chicago archdiocese says

     Restricted priest mistakenly celebrated Mass, Chicago archdiocese says
    A retired priest has been reminded that he is restricted from public ministry at a Northfield parish until the Archdiocese of Chicago can substantiate an allegation of sexual misconduct dating to the 1970s. The Rev. George Klein, the retired priest in...
  • Archdiocese considers selling bonds to raise funds

    Archdiocese considers selling bonds to raise funds
    Seeking to replenish coffers that have covered the costs of construction, clergy misconduct and parish operations, the Archdiocese of Chicago is exploring a number of options to raise more money, including the sale of private bonds to investors. Though...
  • Religious cemetery group offers burials for Cook morgue bodies

    Religious cemetery group offers burials for Cook morgue bodies
    The group that runs local Catholic cemeteries is offering as many as 300 graves for bodies held at the Cook County medical examiner’s office, officials said today. The offer by the Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago to donate...
  • Apparent bookkeeping error leaves man entombed in wrong crypt

    Apparent bookkeeping error leaves man entombed in wrong crypt
    A Chicago-area man said his 81-year-old father who passed away last month was entombed in the wrong crypt at a Des Plaines cemetery, which has apologized for the mix-up. Natale Bavaro was 81 when he was interred on Jan. 7 at All Saints Cemetery, said...
  • Catholic organizations challenging insurance mandate for contraception

    Catholic organizations challenging insurance mandate for contraception
    The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) reports that: "focusing on constitutional law, it  is representing 79 Members of Congress in submitting amicus briefs in 12 separate lawsuits brought by more than 40 Catholic organizations challenging a...