Roman Catholic Church Received Between $1.4 Billion and $3.5 Billion in PPP LoansTaxpayers' money is going a lot of places in the wake of COVID-19, including billions to the Catholic church, and some say it may never have to be paid back.
Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Archdiocese Announces 5 Catholic Schools Are ClosingThe Chicago Archdiocese announced Monday that it will shutter five Catholic schools at the end of the school year.
Father George Clements, Iconic Priest Accused Of Sex Abuse, Has DiedHe was considered one of the most celebrated priests in Chicago history. It was the death of Martin Luther King Jr. that’s sparked his activism.
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.
Archdiocese Probes 45-Year-Old Sex Abuse Claim Against Fr. George Clements, Renowned Chicago PriestThe Rev. George Clements, one of the most celebrated priests in Chicago history, was asked to step aside from ministry Thursday amid a sexual abuse allegation dating back 45 years.
Historic Pilsen Catholic Church, St. Adalbert, Will Hold Last Mass In JulyAfter a three-year fight to save it, an iconic church in the Pilsen neighborhood, St. Adalbert's, will no longer be used for worship, effective next month.
Chicago Priest Shows True Colors On Social MediaDisillusionment among the Catholic church’s faithful followers in the wake of decades of scandals has left priests fending off the scourge. One Chicago pastor has turned to technology to help foster deeper connections with church followers.
Father John Smyth, Former Head of Maryville Academy and Notre Dame College Prep, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Has Died was just three months ago when former Maryville Academy head Father John Smyth was asked to leave the ministry in the wake of sexual abuse allegations. Smyth, 84, died early Wednesday, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Chicago Archdiocese Adds 10 Names To List Of Clergy With Substantiated Allegations Of Child Sex AbuseThe Chicago Archdiocese Wednesday added 10 new names to the list of clergy named in the Catholic Church’s child sex abuse scandal.