Archive for February, 2015

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Feb

Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Robert Gilligan today testified before an Illinois House panel charged with finding solutions to teen violence, noting innovative methods being used by Catholic schools and parishes. Gilligan told the bipartisan panel of lawmakers on the Violence Prevention Task Force that a school in the Peoria diocese recently implemented an anti-bullying program that trains students to recognize bullying among their peers. Read more about that program here. He also noted that St. Agatha's parish in ...

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Feb

Feb. 23, 2015 show Archbishop Blase Cupich joins Bob to talk about his general impressions of the political landscape of Illinois, three months after his installation Mass as the new archbishop of Chicago. Then, Fr. Dan Brandt, chaplain to the Chicago Police Department, gives listeners a glimpse into his unique ministry. Sr. Carol Keehan, president and CEO of Catholic Health Association of the United States, talks about the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and why Congress should reauthorize the ...