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  • Many inner-city Catholic schools struggling financially

    Many inner-city Catholic schools struggling financially
    To some extent Chicago's massive Catholic school system appears to have benefitted from the problems at Chicago Public Schools The superintendent of Catholic schools reports that enrollment at the elementary school level is up.  But depending on...
  • 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...
  • 11th Annual Gala of the Arts Fundraiser hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

    The 11th Annual Gala of the Arts Fundraiser hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will take place on Friday, September 7 in Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Avenue. The fundraiser will support Catholic Charities' ongoing...
  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

    The picturesque Sanfilippo Estate in Barrington Hills hosts the Hearts for Homeless Families Dinner & Auction, supporting Catholic Charities New Hope Apartments for the homeless, on Saturday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m. "The 8th Wonder of the World Tour,"...
  • If abortion is 'murder,' why do abortion foes not advocate prosecuting and imprisoning accessories?

     
    Neil Steinberg's column today poses a tough question in the abortion debate: If abortion is murder, then why aren’t those who oppose it pushing to put people who perform abortions — the doctors and nurses — and those who instigate......
  • Perhaps my disinterested ravings will interest you

     
    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...
  • Rhubarb patch: Will GOP presidential hopefuls fail to KO wobbly Obama?

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to discuss the 2012 presidential race. To.....
  • Taking down lights before 2/2 is too too early

     
    I'm happy to see the Tribune editorial board, in its wisdom, agreeing with me about the proper time to take down Christmas/winter holiday lights: The prevailing rule is that such lights should be put in storage in the first part......
  • About that 'infanticide' charge

     
    Background reading : 8/8/2008: Early warning: Here comes the `Baby Killer!' brigade 8/14/2008: Obama answers the 'baby killer!' brigade 8/20/2008: What you need to know about the `Born Alive' controversy and Barack Obamaa 8/21/2008 Obama's rejection of...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Did Obama have his chance to fix the economy?

     
    Today, I debate the 2012 presidential race with Jeff Berkowitz, a former business litigation lawyer and economics professor who hosts "Public Affairs," a cable interview show that focuses on Illinois politics. From Jeff, to Eric: In your Sunday column,...
  • Rush Street Restaurant Closed After Fire

    (WGN-AM)- The building that houses the Rosebud on Rush Italian restaurant suffered damage in a fire late Monday night that will keep the restaurant closed for several days. Alex Dana, the restaurant's owner, said he expects Rosebud to be closed three...