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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

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  • 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...
  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

    The picturesque Sanfilippo Estate in Barrington Hills hosts the Hearts for Homeless Families Dinner & Auction, supporting Catholic Charities New Hope Apartments for the homeless, on Saturday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m. "The 8th Wonder of the World Tour,"...
  • 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...
  • Daylight saving time: 2 steps forward, one hour back

    Daylight saving time: 2 steps forward, one hour back
    When you turned back by one hour your clocks, watches, microwaves and thermostats this morning, most of the nation did the same. It wasn't always so simple. In fact, for decades, the fight over "fast time," "summer time," "Wilson time," "war time,"...
  • Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen

    Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...
  • Suit: 2 popes enabled Chicago pedophile priest

    Emboldened by a recent court ruling that ordered the Vatican to open its records about a priest accused of child sex abuse, a Minneapolis attorney has sued the Vatican on behalf of a mother whose son was molested by former Roman Catholic priest Daniel...
  • Baby abandoned at Archdiocese headquarters

    A baby girl was abandoned near the entrance of the Archdiocese of Chicago in the Gold Coast neighborhood this afternoon, police said. The girl, about 1 year old, was left in her stroller in front of the building at 835 North Rush Street about 4:30 p.m.,...
  • Cops: Father who abandoned baby charged

    The father of a baby girl found left in her stroller near the Gold Coast offices of the Archdiocese of Chicago this week walked into a police station almost a day later to report her missing, police said. James Evans, 52, was charged this morning with...
  • Catholic Charities sue Illinois over foster rules

    Lawyers for Catholic Charities in the dioceses of Springfield, Peoria and Joliet are seeking an emergency injunction that would protect religious agencies who turn away unmarried couples who want to become foster parents -- including couples in civil...
  • 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...