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Attorneys Promise Bombshells In Release Of Church Sex-Abuse Documents

Six thousand pages of investigative reports will be made public as part of an agreement between victims’ attorneys and the Chicago Archdiocese. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

01/20/2014

Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

In New Interview, Pope Rejects Hard-Line Stance Against Gay Catholics

In a cover story in Jesuit publications around the world, including “America” here, the pope deals head-on with his reputation as being ultra-conservative. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

09/19/2013

Things have changed at longtime Catholic high school Hales Franciscan. (CBS)

Hales Franciscan Kicks Off School Year As Co-Ed Institution

They’re pioneers in a brave new world: the first female students ever at the Catholic high school. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

08/19/2013

Rep. Dan Lipinski

Lipinski Mentioned As Next Vatican Ambassador, But Not Expecting Appointment

Congressman Dan Lipinski’s name has been mentioned as a possible candidate to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican in Rome, although he said he’s not expecting to be appointed.

WBBM Newsradio–01/10/2013

Paul Ryan (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.

10/16/2012

Catholic Nuns (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.

06/21/2012

Pope Benedict XVI (L) leads the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday on April 5, 2012 at the basilica of Saint John Lateran in Rome. The Paschal Triduum (Easter Triduum) starts with the Mass of the Lord's Supper. (ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Critics Challenge Pope’s Stance Against Ordaining Women

At Vatican Holy Thursday observances, Pope Benedict stood firm against ordaining women as priests. And he blasted dissident priests who are questioning church doctrine.

04/05/2012

A recent Mass celebrated at Notre Dame of Chicago. (CBS)

Catholic Mass Will Sound A Little Different Beginning This Weekend

For Catholics across Chicago, Mass will feature new translations of the Roman Missal beginning this weekend. Not everyone is happy with the changes. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent reports.

11/25/2011

Joseph And Rebecca Reyes (Photo Provided By Family)

Dad Wins One In Religious Battle Of The Exes

Catholic, Jewish parents are at odds over their daughter’s religious upbringing.

WBBM Newsradio–10/20/2010