Vatican Orders U.S. Bishops To Delay Taking Action On Sexual Abuse CrisisImmediately after DiNardo made the surprise announcement on Monday, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago, one of the Pope's closest allies in the United States, said the bishops should still discuss the proposals, even if they are not voted on this week.
Priest Who Burned Rainbow Banner Removed By Chicago ArchbishopThe archbishop of Chicago has removed a priest as head of a North Side church after he burned a rainbow banner, angering the LGBT community.
Priest Sex Abuse Survivors Share Stories As Chicago Priests Meet With Cardinal CupichChicago priests were invited to talk about the sex abuse scandal ripping the church apart in a closed-door meeting Wednesday night. Survivors seized the moment to speak out about the abuse.
Special Masses For Victims Of Sexual Abuse By Catholic ClergyCardinal Blase Cupich will also hold the final novena mass next Saturday night at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral.
Cupich Removes Pastor As Archdiocese Investigates Allegations Involving MinorThe Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago said it does not have full details of the allegations against Fr. Gary Graf, pastor of San Jose Luis Sanchez Del Rio parish.
Madigan To Question Catholic Church Leaders About Illinois 'Predator Priests' In Pa. Grand Jury Report"The Catholic Church has a moral obligation to provide its parishioners and the public a complete and accurate accounting of all sexually inappropriate behavior involving priests in Illinois," Madigan’s office said in a statement Thursday night.
Cardinal Cupich Laments 'Catalogue Of Horrors' In Pennsylvania Priest Sex Abuse ScandalThe report, released Tuesday, outlines the accounts of more than 1,000 children abused over seven decades across six dioceses in Pennsylvania.
Cupich Urges Lawmakers To Override Rauner Veto Of Gun Dealer Licensing LegislationThe cardinal reached out to lawmakers directly on Tuesday, saying now is the time to do what is right, not what is necessarily popular in their particular districts.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honored In ChicagoThe common thread: King's message lives on.
Thousands Of Catholic Chicago Students Joining National School WalkoutSt. Sabina sixth grader Lawrence Lee said the walkout shows the students are standing up for their rights.
Retired FBI Agent Joins Cardinal Cupich To Fight Gun ViolencePhilip Andrew, a victim of the Laurie Dann shooting, has joined the Archdiocese of Chicago’s continuing efforts to battle gun violence.
Cardinal Cupich Talks School Closings, Church ConsolidationsCardinal Blase Cupich spoke publicly for the first time about Catholic school closings and church consolidations that have been announced over the last week.