| Oct 21, 2012
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...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Illinois lawmakers disappointed gay marriage advocates by failing to shepherd the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act to a vote in the state house during the past legislative session. Despite a recent poll from the Pew Research Center indicating...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:18 PM
A bus transporting students to a Far South Side parochial school was believed to have been hit by gunfire this morning as the vehicle was picking up children in the South Deering neighborhood, authorities said.
Neither the driver nor any of the...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Chicago's Cardinal Francis George and his six auxiliary bishops officially entered Illinois' gay marriage fray Tuesday, issuing a letter that urges parishioners to contact state legislators and voice opposition to a legalization bill that could face a...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:09 PM
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....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:35 AM
More than 100 religious leaders and a handful of aldermen today called for a repeal of the water fee imposed on non-profits by the city last year.
"The lake is a gift from God," said Cardinal Francis George said.
"We feel sometimes we should charge...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:41 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 9:19 AM
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...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:12 PM
The next steps for Francis Cardinal George as he faces another battle with cancer. We spoke with a local oncologist who helped explain the type of treatment the cardinal will begin next week, and the side effects he'll likely experience.
It's been six...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Chicago police are trying to figure out who opened fire and struck a school bus carrying children on the Far South Side Friday.
Police responded to reports of criminal damage to a bus at Our Lady of Guadalupe School just before 8 a.m. When they arrived,...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 5:50 AM
By her bedside, Waleria Krzemien kept a photograph of her trusted pastor, the Rev. Thaddeus Dzieszko of St. Constance Roman Catholic Church on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Now authorities are examining the circumstances under which "Father Ted" became...