Source: Chicago Archdiocese Discussing Possible Church ClosingsArchbishop Blase Cupich talked to about 600 priests Tuesday at the Drury Lane conference center in Oakbrook Terrace. A source said topics discussed included possible church closings.
Archbishop Cupich Receives Pallium In Ceremony At Holy Name CathedralArchbishop Blase Cupich is wearing the vestments of his office for the first time.
Priest Removed Amid Investigation Into His ComputerThe Archdiocese of Chicago removed Rev. Octavio Munoz Capetillo over the weekend. They won’t say what was on his computer, only that it concerned them enough to notify detectives.
Two New Lawsuits Filed Against Convicted Former Priest Daniel McCormackTwo new lawsuits were filed Tuesday alleging sexual abuse by convicted child molester and former priest Daniel McCormack.
Archbishop Cupich Meets With Pope Francis In Vatican Archbishop Blase Cupich had a personal audience with Pope Francis in the Vatican Friday afternoon, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced in a statement.
Two More Men Sue Archdiocese, Claiming Sex Abuse By McCormackTwo men are claiming in a lawsuit filed Thursday that they were abused by convicted child molester and former priest Daniel McCormack while on a basketball team he coached.
NW Side Parish Converting Convent Into Senior Housing A Northwest Side parish is the first in Chicago that's moving to renovate an unused convent into apartments for seniors.
Catholic Charities Closing Two Family Shelters, Two Child Development CentersThe Archdiocese of Chicago is closing two family shelters and two child development centers,according to the Archdiocese.
Attorney: Catholic Church Settles Another McCormack Sex Abuse LawuitAttorney Eugene Hollander said his client, a man now in his late 20s, will receive a settlement of $1.25 million from the church. The plaintiff in the lawsuit claimed McCormack abused him at the former priest’s first parish assignment, St. Ailbe Church, at 90th and Harper.
Sunday Evening Mass At Holy Name To Pay Tribute To Cardinal GeorgeCardinal Francis George's galero – a wide-brimmed red silk hat that used to be given to Catholic bishops at the Vatican when they became cardinals – will be raised to the dome of Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday, one month after his death.
Suit: Parishioners Took More Than $100K Worth Of Jewelry From Melrose Park Church The Archdiocese of Chicago is suing several members of a west suburban parish who, a new lawsuit alleges, took jewelry and other adornments from the church valued at more than $100,000.
Married Priests Wouldn’t ‘Surprise’ Archbishop CupichThe possibility of married Roman Catholic priests was part of a candid and revealing conversation with Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich.
Archdiocese Removes Pilsen Pastor For Relationship With WomanThe longtime pastor of St. Pius V Church in Pilsen has been removed after details emerged of a relationship he had with an adult single woman, according to a statement from the Dominican Friars.
Cupich Names Woman To New COO Role An Chicago ArchdioceseBetsy Bohlen is not the first woman Cupich, as a church leader, has appointed to a prominent position. The chancellor he appointed to run day-to-day operations in his former Diocese of Rapid City, S.D., and the chief finance officer of the Diocese of Spokane both were women, he noted.
Cardinal Francis George Honored As 'Man Of Compassion For All Who Suffered'Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.