| 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....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:59 AM
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.”
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:52 AM
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...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:46 PM
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.
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:57 PM
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...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A man who served as an altar boy at a Mount Greenwood Roman Catholic parish claims in a lawsuit filed today that he was molested by a priest in the 1980s.
The lawsuit, filed on behalf of a plaintiff listed as “John Doe,” claims that Fr....
| May 3, 2012
| 7:58 PM
A 45-year-old man filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Archdiocese of Chicago alleging that a Chicago priest sexually molested him repeatedly when he was between 15 to 17 years old.
Though the archdiocese had been notified that the priest had sexually...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:46 AM
The inaugural "Veterans in Need" benefit dinner hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Guests are invited to a reception at 6:00 p.m.,...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:49 PM
A 40-year-old man has filed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Chicagoalleging a priest sexually abused him multiple times between 1983 and 1984 while he was an altar boy.
In December of 1983, the plaintiff was ordered to a church rectory at night to...
| 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...