Archive for December, 2010

06
Dec

CCI has prepared “A Catholic Perspective on Advance Directives in Illinois” in a simple question-and-answer format to answer some of the most troubling questions facing individuals regarding difficult health care treatment choices.  The booklet provides guidance for the Catholic, as well as other interested persons, by reviewing teaching principles on life and death issues. The booklet contains information about the various forms of advance directives and surrogate decision-making allowed under Illinois law, as well as actual forms to use. For “A Catholic Perspective on ...

01
Dec

The Catholic Conference of Illinois (CCI) has issued a statement on the passage of Senate Bill 1716 (Civil Unions), expressing regret for the General Assembly's passage of the bill.

01
Dec

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield has issued a statement on the passage of Senate Bill 1716, authorizing civil unions for same-sex couples in Illinois.