Chicago Parish Downsizing Plan In The WorksThe Archdiocese says it doesn't have specifics yet. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Chicago Priest Comes Out As GayRev. Michael Shanahan's disclosure to the Washington Post comes in the wake of declarations by Pope Francis that gay members of the church should not be judged or “marginalized.”
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New Archbishop Not Sure He'll Live In Church's MansionIn Spokane, Wash., where he's bishop, Blase Cupich lives in a modest one-bedroom apartment in a seminary.
Music Director At Suburban Catholic Church Fired After Same-Sex EngagementSome parishioners at a north suburban Roman Catholic church are upset with the archdiocese - for the firing of the parish music director after he got engaged to his male partner.
Archdiocese Settles With Alleged McCormack Abuse Victim For $3.2 MillionA nearly $3.2 million settlement has been reached with the Archdiocese of Chicago in a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse with a minor by former priest Daniel McCormack, attorneys in the case said Thursday.
With Clock Ticking, Catholic School Slated To Close Is Halfway To Fundraising GoalWith less than a week to go in their efforts to raise $400,000, Our Lady of Victory Elementary School is rallying, says Principal Jennifer Hodge.
As Cardinal George Nears End Of Career, A Huge Party Is PlannedA huge celebration is being planned for Francis Cardinal George's 50th anniversary as a priest. But, it could also mark the start an unofficial countdown toward the naming of his replacement.
Retired Bishop Timothy Lyne, 94, DiesRetired Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Lyne (line) is dead at the age of 94.
Cardinal George Targets School Closings, Staff Cuts To Save Archdiocese BudgetThe Chicago Archdiocese is closing five schools and eliminating 75 staff positions in an effort to save millions of dollars over the next two years.
Pope's Resignation A Shock For Many CatholicsPope Benedict XVI’s decision to step down has surprised many Catholics around the world, including church leadership in Chicago.
Archdiocese Seeking Agreement For Priest Who Doesn't Want To LeaveThe Chicago Archdiocese says it looking for a respectful agreement for an 80-year-old priest who is resisting attempts to get him to move from his South Side parish.