| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
News: The Chicago nun who oversees the Archdiocese of Chicagoâs Office for Racial Justice is apologizing for a comment she made making a distinction between being âpro-abortionâ and âpro-choice.â Sister Anita Baird had set off a firestorm...
| Mar 28, 2010
The Rev. John Cusick is a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago. I met him some years ago but have seen him in church only once, when he baptized a now-5-year-old of my very dear acquaintance.
I have spent a lot of time on golf courses with him. He is a...
| Mar 12, 2010
Like many long-time residents in her working-class neighborhood, Cinthia Miranda takes comfort in the stability and sense of community McKinley Park offers. With its convenient location, cultural diversity and affordable housing, it's no wonder the...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 12:36 PM
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. ...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 12:10 PM
SOUTH BEND — Retiring alumni association director Charles F. "Chuck" Lennon and former head football coach Lou Holtz will be among 12 people who will be presented honorary degrees at the University of Notre Dame’s May 22 commencement in...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 4:20 AM
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,"...
| May 2, 2011
| 3:27 PM
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....
| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:40 PM
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,...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 8:01 PM
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....
| Feb 13, 2011
| 4:59 PM
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.
| 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...