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  • Restricted priest mistakenly celebrated Mass, Chicago archdiocese says

     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 allegation of sexual misconduct dating to the 1970s. The Rev. George Klein, the retired priest in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Religious cemetery group offers burials for Cook morgue bodies

    Religious cemetery group offers burials for Cook morgue bodies
    The group that runs local Catholic cemeteries is offering as many as 300 graves for bodies held at the Cook County medical examiner’s office, officials said today. The offer by the Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago to donate...
  • Apparent bookkeeping error leaves man entombed in wrong crypt

    Apparent bookkeeping error leaves man entombed in wrong crypt
    A Chicago-area man said his 81-year-old father who passed away last month was entombed in the wrong crypt at a Des Plaines cemetery, which has apologized for the mix-up. Natale Bavaro was 81 when he was interred on Jan. 7 at All Saints Cemetery, said...
  • CPS chief backs federal dollars 'following' students to private schools

    CPS chief backs federal dollars 'following' students to private schools
    Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard voiced support Monday for public dollars “following” students to private schools. Speaking on a panel at a gathering for the Economic Club of Chicago, Brizard said he supported public dollars...
  • Parents of hearing-impaired student sue high school after expulsion

    Parents of hearing-impaired student sue high school after expulsion
    The parents of a hearing-impaired girl have sued St. Scholastica High School after the girl was expelled for discipline problems that included not listening to her teachers. Aamed Pryor and Niya Jackson claim staff at the West Rogers Park Catholic school...
  • State severs foster care ties with Catholic Charities

    The state has declined to renew its foster care and adoption contracts with Catholic Charities across Illinois, possibly ending a historic partnership initiated by the Roman Catholic Church a half-century ago and potentially severing the relationship...
  • 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...