Archdiocese of Chicago
The Archdiocese of Chicago agreed to pay $1.68 million to $2.1 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged former priest and convicted sex offender Daniel McCormack sexually abused a former fifth grade student at Our Lady of the Westside School, the plaintiff’s attorney announced Wednesday.
The common link among all the Roman Catholic priests, whose records of alleged sexual abuse were released yesterday, is that they all reported to the Archbishop of Chicago.
Catholics in the Chicago Archdiocese are getting their first look this morning at a letter from Cardinal George about sex abuse by priests.
Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George is celebrating half a century in the priesthood.
The Chicago Archdiocese has settled another lawsuit – for millions of dollars – filed by a man who says he was abused by Father Daniel McCormack almost a decade ago.
Allison Melville, a music teacher in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, emphasizes the role her own education plays in the classroom.
A local charity is offering millions of dollars to the Archdiocese of Chicago, in an effort to prevent more Catholic schools from closing in the future.
A fire that started 40 years ago yesterday accelerated the crumbling of St. James Catholic Church on Chicago’s near South Side.
- A special prayer will be held in Catholic schools across the Chicago area this morning in memory of the victims of the school shooting in Connecticut. Many parents welcome the effort, but some have voiced concerns.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says an 80-year-old Chicago should not be put out to pasture.
Rain softly began to fall on Wednesday as Francis Cardinal George completed prayers at Mt. Olivet Cemetery for dozens of people whose bodies had been stored at the county morgue since November or December.
A man filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming a now-deceased Chicago Archdiocese priest molested him more than 20 years ago while he was a parishioner at a Mount Greenwood neighborhood church.
An Arkansas woman claiming she was sexually assaulted at an all-girls Catholic high school in Chicago in the 1970s filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Pope Benedict XVI has appointed two new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Child endangerment charges have been filed against the father of a 9-month-old baby who was abandoned at an Archdiocese of Chicago building on the Near North Side Thursday afternoon.
Two more young men filed suit Thursday claiming that Daniel McCormack sexually abused them when he served as pastor at St. Agatha parish in the Lawndale community on the West Side.