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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

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  • Public hearing set for low-income housing proposal

     
    Oak Park residents will get a chance to sound off on a proposal to convert the vacant Comcast building Dec. 16 to housing when 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...
  • Illinois lawmakers mull school vouchers for Chicago Public Schools

     
    From today's print edition: Illinois lawmakers mull school vouchers for Chicago Public Schools By Azam Ahmed and Ray Long, Tribune reporters Price Elementary School was not Quintella Johnson's first choice for her daughter. She wanted Kerisma to attend...
  • 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-...
  • Priest scrutinized in property transaction

    Priest scrutinized in property transaction
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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. ...
  • Lennon, Holtz among those receiving Notre Dame honorary degrees

    Lennon, Holtz among those receiving Notre Dame honorary degrees
    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...
  • Report contradicts pastor's claim about parishioner's competency

    Report contradicts pastor's claim about parishioner's competency
    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,"...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...