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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Study finds accused pedophile priests clustered in Chicago parishes

     
    Catholic priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago who were credibly accused of sexual abuse served at nearly 60% of parishes in the city at some point in time, according to an in-depth statistical study of clerical assignments. The Chicago-based affiliate of...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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....
  • CPS, other schools to remain closed Thursday

    CPS, other schools to remain closed Thursday
    Hundreds of Chicago area schools will remain closed Thursday for the second straight day as an arctic freeze grips the snow-battled region. From Chicago to Gurnee and Naperville, school superintendents cancelled classes as they cited impassable roads,...
  • Gay rights protesters picket at Holy Name

    On the eve of Valentine's Day, Helen Moshak pinned rainbow ribbons to her white knit cap and returned to the Roman Catholic Church she left five years ago, dismayed by its opposition to gay marriage when two of her three children are gay. The 76-year-...
  • 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...
  • Archdiocese considers selling bonds to raise funds

    Archdiocese considers selling bonds to raise funds
    Seeking to replenish coffers that have covered the costs of construction, clergy misconduct and parish operations, the Archdiocese of Chicago is exploring a number of options to raise more money, including the sale of private bonds to investors. Though...