| May 21, 2012
| 5:40 PM
The Roman Catholic dioceses of Springfield and Joliet have joined 41 other religious institutions filing simultaneous lawsuits that challenge the Obama administration’s mandate that many religious employers have their health insurance cover the cost...
| May 22, 2012
The Roman Catholic dioceses of Springfield and Joliet have joined 41 other religious institutions filing simultaneous lawsuits that challenge the Obama administration's mandate that many religious employers have their health insurance cover the cost of...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:13 PM
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.
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2009
| 8:48 AM
(WGN-AM)- The building that houses the Rosebud on Rush Italian restaurant suffered damage in a fire late Monday night that will keep the restaurant closed for several days.
Alex Dana, the restaurant's owner, said he expects Rosebud to be closed three...
| Sep 3, 2008
Long scorned by victims' advocates for not doing enough to help survivors of clergy sex abuse, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has tried to make up for lost time and lost souls.
On Tuesday, the archdiocese launched an unprecedented counseling...
| Jun 8, 2008
My high school reunion was going amazingly well when the principal called us into a lecture hall.
For the previous hour or so, we had shared hugs and laughs, repeatedly gushing, "You look the saaaame!" as we caught up on the 25 years that had passed...
| Jul 15, 2009
| 9:26 PM
(WGN-AM)- Roman Szabelski, executive director of Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago, was appointed today to oversee operations at Burr Oak Cemetery, where authorities say as many as 300 bodies were dug up and the graves resold.
| Jul 17, 2009
| 4:53 AM
(WGN-AM)- The man appointed by a judge Thursday to take over the day-to-day running of scandal-plagued Burr Oak Cemetery said he expects to reopen it to the public by Aug. 1.
Speaking after his first meeting with cemetery staff and investigators, Roman...
| Jul 29, 2009
| 10:10 AM
(WGN-AM)- Holy Name Cathedral will reopen its doors on Friday for confessions, weddings and worship after a fire erupted Feb. 4 in the cathedral's attic, forcing the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago to close for repairs.