Archdiocese: Couple Who Said They Were Denied Wedding In Catholic Church Never Filed Required PetitionThe Archdiocese of Chicago said Tuesday that a couple who said they were denied a wedding ceremony at a Catholic Church had not established that both parties were free to marry.
Chicago Priest, Father Patrick Lee, Celebrates Mass, Week After Being Cleared Of Sexual Abuse While At Midlothian Parish In 1970sA priest at Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish in Chicago celebrated Mass for the first time Sunday since being cleared of sexual abuse allegations and asked to step aside from his duties in January.
Chicago Priest, Father Patrick Lee, Reinstated After He Was Accused Of Sexual Abuse While At Midlothian ParishA priest at Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish in Chicago was reinstated Saturday after he was accused of sexual abuse and asked to step aside from his duties in January.
Archdiocese Of Chicago Appoints 23 New DeaconsThe Chicago Archdiocese has 23 newly appointed ministers of the gospel as of Saturday.
Retired Priest, Former Superintendent Of Maryville Academy Accused Of Sexual AbuseFather John Smyth has been accused of sexually abusing minors from 2002 to 2003 while he was superintendent at Maryville Academy.
Archdiocese Of Chicago Closing Undergraduate SeminaryThe archdiocese said in a Monday release that St. Joseph College Seminary had 20 students enrolled and officials expected a small incoming class.
Chicago Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse While At Midlothian ParishFather Patrick Lee has been accused of sexually abusing a minor in 1979 while he was assigned to St. Christopher Parish in Midlothian.
Big Jump In U.S. Catholic Dioceses Naming NamesU.S. bishops are holding a retreat outside Chicago for "prayer and reflection" upon the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church.