Dramatic Twists As Pope Meets With U.S. Cardinals Over Sex AbuseThe head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Houston Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, had requested the papal audience last month following revelations that McCarrick had risen through church ranks even though the allegations of sexual misconduct were known in U.S. and Vatican circles.
More States Launching Clergy Sex Abuse Investigations"For many of us, those earlier stories happened someplace else, someplace away."
Australian Catholic Church Rejects Calls For Priests To Report Abuse ConfessionsChurch leaders said that they would maintain the sanctity of confession, arguing to remove would infringe on religious liberties.
Pennsylvania's Clergy Abuse Scandal Sparks Inquiries In Other StatesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced plans to meet with the Chicago Archdiocese after at least seven priests with connections to her state were identified in the Pennsylvania grand jury report.
Catholic School Counselor May Lose Job Over Her Same-Sex MarriageAn Indiana catholic school guidance counselor may lose her job of 15 years after officials learned she was married to another woman.
High School Bans Valedictorian's Speech, So He Uses A MegaphoneAfter reading a copy of Christian Bales' speech, Holy Cross High School in Crestview Hills, Kentucky, determined it was "political and inconsistent with the teachings of the Catholic church."
Paul Ryan: America Needs CatholicismHouse Speaker Paul Ryan made the case Thursday for Catholicism as a faith that can help solve the country's problems.
Cardinal Cupich Speaks To City Club Of ChicagoNothing was off the table as Cardinal Blase Cupich spoke Monday to a packed house of City Club of Chicago members at Maggiano's in Chicago's River North neighborhood.
Suburban Priest Removed From Church For ‘Inappropriate Relationship’ With A ManA priest has been removed from a northwest suburban church because of his “inappropriate relationship with an adult man.”
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.
Pope Francis Sends Telegram To Archbishop Cupich On Passing Of Cardinal George As the Chicago area Catholic community mourns the death of Francis Cardinal George Saturday morning, Pope Francis issued a telegram to George’s successor Archbishop Cupich to express his condolences.
Bishop Donald Hying Installed As New Head Of Gary DioceseHe is the youngest of six and now the leader of Gary's Catholic community.
Blase Cupich Spends First Full Day As Archbishop Of ChicagoThe Archbishop Blase Cupich welcome tour rolls on as he spent his first full day in his position as head of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Chicago Area Croatian Community Ready To Celebrate Installation Of Archbishop Blase CupichMany in Chicago's Croatian Community will be celebrating the day before, the day of, and for days afterwards as Blaise Cupich is installed as Archbishop of Chicago, reports WBBM's John Cody.
Catholic Activists Encouraged By Church's Shift On Gays, DivorceThe Vatican meeting of bishops and lay-people seems to be brightening the outlook of social activists within the church.