Priest Reinstated After Abuse Allegation Deemed 'Unfounded'The archdiocese suspended McFarlane from pastoral duties in July after the two agencies revealed the allegations against him dating from 1997.
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.
Cardinal Blase Cupich Condemns Louis Farrakhan's Remarks At St. SabinaCardinal Blase Cupich says he was blindsided by Minister Louis Farrakhan's invitation to speak at St. Sabina Church Thursday night.
Chicago Priest Cleared After Child Abuse InvestigationA Chicago priest who had been the subject of a child sex abuse investigation has now been cleared.
Cupich Speaks At Vatican Summit Addressing Sex Abuse Crisis In Catholic ChurchStopping predator priests and protecting the innocent is the goal of a global Vatican summit addressing the clergy sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.
Cupich Hopes Vatican Summit On Sex Abuse Crisis Will Be A 'Turning Point'Cardinal Blase Cupich will join nearly 200 Catholic leaders from around the world at the Vatican later this week, for a four-day summit on the church’s sexual abuse scandal.
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.
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.
Catholic Bishops To Discuss Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal At Retreat In MundeleinU.S.-based Roman Catholic bishops will gather Wednesday for a weeklong retreat near Chicago on the church sexual abuse scandal that organizers say will focus on prayer and spiritual reflection and not formulating policy.
Cardinal Cupich Brings Prayers To Patients At Lurie Children's HospitalThe cardinal handed out crosses and cards as a reminder to families that they are not alone.
Catholic Bishops Won't Discuss Sexual Abuse At Upcoming Spiritual RetreatCardinal Blase Cupich is hosting 300 bishops at a spiritual retreat at Mundelein Seminary Jan. 2-8.
Bishops Won't Discuss Clergy Abuse Report At RetreatA spokeswoman for Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan calls it "disappointing and absurd" not to discuss the findings at the gathering.
Several Catholic Churches In Chicago May Be On The Chopping BlockCardinal Blase Cupich will announce his decision during a meeting at St. Barbara's Church on Wednesday.
Funeral And Visitation Plans For Fallen Officer JimenezVisitation for Jimenez is Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Oehler Funeral Home in Des Plaines. A full honors funeral set for 11:00 a.m. on Monday at the Chapel of St. Joseph, also in Des Plaines.