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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

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  • Evergreen Park family settles bullying suit with archdiocese

    Evergreen Park family settles bullying suit with archdiocese
    After a group of cheerleaders dropped a teammate during a stunt toss at a Saturday night football game, the five girls were ordered to drop to the ground to do 25 pushups. But the student manager wasn’t pleased with the effort and her friend...
  • West Elsdon forges a new identity

    West Elsdon forges a new identity
    To thousands of traveling Chicagoans, West Elsdon is the neighborhood they glimpse on their way to catch a plane at Midway International Airport. But for some 18,000 working-class residents, it's home. Even with its proximity to the airport, West...
  • Another lawsuit accuses former priest of sex abuse

    Another lawsuit accuses former priest of sex abuse
    Another person who says he was a victim of Daniel McCormack filed a lawsuit against the former St. Agatha Catholic Church priest today in Cook County Circuit Court accusing him of sexual abuse. After McCormack pleaded guilty in 2007 to sexually abusing...
  • Rev. Pfleger mum on reports he will head Leo H.S.

    Rev. Pfleger mum on reports he will head Leo H.S.
    Rev. Michael Pfleger today would not comment about unconfirmed reports that he has been asked to leave St. Sabina Catholic Church to become president of Leo High School, saying his conversations with the Archdiocese of Chicago are a confidential matter. ...
  • Report contradicts pastor's claim about parishioner's competency

    Report contradicts pastor's claim about parishioner's competency
    A new medical study challenges the account of a Northwest Side Catholic priest who says a 93-year-old parishioner was mentally competent when she made him trustee of her home last year. The widow "suffered from dementia from as early as January 2008,"...
  • Blago lawyer: 'A tale of sound and fury, signifying nothing'

    Blago lawyer: 'A tale of sound and fury, signifying nothing'
    The prosecution of Rod Blagojevich is “a tale of sound and fury, signifying nothing,” a lawyer for the former governor told the jury during opening statements at his retrial, quoting Shakespeare and touching on a key theme for the defense....
  • Suit: 2 popes enabled Chicago pedophile priest

    Emboldened by a recent court ruling that ordered the Vatican to open its records about a priest accused of child sex abuse, a Minneapolis attorney has sued the Vatican on behalf of a mother whose son was molested by former Roman Catholic priest Daniel...
  • Baby abandoned at Archdiocese headquarters

    A baby girl was abandoned near the entrance of the Archdiocese of Chicago in the Gold Coast neighborhood this afternoon, police said. The girl, about 1 year old, was left in her stroller in front of the building at 835 North Rush Street about 4:30 p.m.,...
  • Cops: Father who abandoned baby charged

    The father of a baby girl found left in her stroller near the Gold Coast offices of the Archdiocese of Chicago this week walked into a police station almost a day later to report her missing, police said. James Evans, 52, was charged this morning with...
  • Catholic Charities sue Illinois over foster rules

    Lawyers for Catholic Charities in the dioceses of Springfield, Peoria and Joliet are seeking an emergency injunction that would protect religious agencies who turn away unmarried couples who want to become foster parents -- including couples in civil...
  • Pope names 2 new Chicago bishops

    Pope names 2 new Chicago bishops
    Pope Benedict XVI has named two Chicago priests to serve as auxiliary bishops in the Archdiocese of Chicago. The Rev. Andrew Wypych, pastor of St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, and the Rev. Alberto Rojas, pastor of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, will...