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  • Lawsuit: Mt. Greenwood parish altar boy claims abuse in 1980s

    Lawsuit: Mt. Greenwood parish altar boy claims abuse in 1980s
    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....
  • Can Chicago end homelessness?

    Can Chicago end homelessness?
    A little more than a decade ago, Chicago's strategy for fighting homelessness mainly involved stopgap measures like pointing people to a temporary bed in a shelter and giving directions to a soup kitchen. But then city officials, with the help of...
  • Cardinal George issues letter urging Catholics to oppose gay marriage bill

    Cardinal George issues letter urging Catholics to oppose gay marriage bill
    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...
  • 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....
  • Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity

    Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity
    A charity founded in 2006 by legendary Bears running back Gale Sayers has collected more than $581,000 in contributions yet failed to fulfill its stated mission to open a state-of-the-art facility offering after-school programs to Chicago children....
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Extreme Differences

     
    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.....
  • Archdiocese settles with another McCormack sex abuse victim

    Archdiocese settles with another McCormack sex abuse victim
    Editor's note: This article appeared in the Nov. 15, 2011, edition of the Chicago Tribune. . The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has reached a settlement with another victim of former priest and convicted sex offender Daniel McCormack. The...
  • 6-month deadline set for St. James to fix parkway problems

     
    Saint James Catholic Church leaders insist they will meet the village’s requirement to install landscaping and sidewalks around the church campus by fall, though they …...
  • 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......
  • 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 …...