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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

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  • Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area

    Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area
    A dangerous cold front was expected to bring the Chicago area to a crawl Monday, with a flurry of school closings, flight and train cancellations and calls for the public to avoid temperatures expected to drop to at least 10 below zero. Powerful,...
  • CPS, most suburban school districts closed for the day

    CPS, most suburban school districts closed for the day
    Prolonged subzero temperatures across the region have prompted city and suburban schools to close rather than force parents, students and teachers through the cold authorities are warning people against. The temperatures - 9 degrees below zero Monday...
  • School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts

    School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts
    Chicago public schools, along with dozens of districts in the suburbs, will remain closed for the second straight day Tuesday because of the weather. Barbara Byrd Bennett, the head of CPS, cited the continued cold temperatures expected Tuesday. After...
  • CPS, most suburban schools to reopen Wednesday

    CPS, most suburban schools to reopen Wednesday
    Chicago public schools will reopen Wednesday after being closed for two days because of the heavy snow and bitter cold. Classes will resume at normal times at the district's nearly 600 schools, officials said. More than 400,000 students had been affected...
  • After burger controversy, Kuma's donates to Catholic Charities

    After burger controversy, Kuma's donates to Catholic Charities
    A Chicago restaurant that sparked an outcry by offering a burger that includes an unconsecrated communion wafer and a red wine reduction has donated $1,500 to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago. “We’re not trying to say...
  • Archdiocese launches online classes for middle, high school students

    Archdiocese launches online classes for middle, high school students
    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago on Tuesday announced that it has begun offering online courses to its tens of thousands of middle and high school students as part of a partnership with a private firm. Courses, many of which students can...
  • L.A. mayor on Chick-fil-A: 'Love and liberty will always triumph'

    L.A. mayor on Chick-fil-A: 'Love and liberty will always triumph'
    Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, with its chicken-munching supporters and vuvuzela-tooting protesters, has come and gone. So, is the chain’s role in the gay marriage debate going to wind down? Hardly. A since-deleted tweet from evangelical Christian...
  • School bus reported hit by gunfire on Far South Side

    School bus reported hit by gunfire on Far South Side
    A bus transporting students to a Far South Side parochial school was believed to have been hit by gunfire this morning as the vehicle was picking up children in the South Deering neighborhood, authorities said. Neither the driver nor any of the...
  • Chicago's first archbishop was 'good prelate, good man'

    Chicago's first archbishop was 'good prelate, good man'
    When the president of All Hallows College in Ireland saw the regal man on the framed canvas, he knew the portrait buried in a Dublin basement should head home to Chicago. The painting of Patrick Feehan, Chicago's first Roman Catholic archbishop,...
  • 11th Annual Gala of the Arts Fundraiser hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

    The 11th Annual Gala of the Arts Fundraiser hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will take place on Friday, September 7 in Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Avenue. The fundraiser will support Catholic Charities' ongoing...
  • Cardinal wades into fray about Chick-fil-A

    Cardinal wades into fray about Chick-fil-A
    Chicago Cardinal Francis George has stepped in the ring on Chick-fil-A’s gay marriage controversy in a blog post, criticizing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s statement that the fast food chain’s values “are not Chicago values.” “...
  • Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future

    Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future
    When Cardinal Francis George offered his mandatory resignation letter in January, he gave every indication he intended to continue to lead the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and its more than two 2 million faithful for years to come. Friday’...