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Illinois bishops blunt in joint statement on pot proposal

Feb 5, 2019

Citing “rampant” drug use in modern society and a commitment to the common good, the six Catholic bishops of Illinois... Read more

Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago. CNA file photo

Illinois AG report says dioceses failed abuse victims

Dec 19, 2018

Illinois’ attorney general released a report Wednesday outlining the early findings into an investigation into clerical sexual abuse in the... Read more

Illinois state capitol.

Satanist statue erected for the holidays in Illinois capitol

Dec 5, 2018

Between a Christmas tree and a menorah display in the Illinois state capitol, a statue from the Satanic Temple is... Read more

Bishops object as Illinois governor pushes to reinstate death penalty

May 15, 2018

The Catholic Conference of Illinois decried the governor’s call to re-establish the death penalty, which has not been used in... Read more

Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski.

Pro-life Democrat Lipinski survives primary challenge

Mar 21, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), one of the few remaining pro-life Democrats, narrowly won the Democratic primary election Tuesday night for... Read more

Taxpayer-funded abortion law met with Illinois lawsuit

Dec 2, 2017

A new Illinois law requiring public funding of elective abortions is opposed by pro-life groups and taxpayers who have sued... Read more

Illinois makes foster care workers support transgenderism

Jun 1, 2017

Earlier this month, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) issued new standards that require its employees and... Read more