Archive for January, 2017

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Jan. 23, 2017 show Joe Scheidler, founder of the Pro-Life Action League, joins Bob to talk about his recently-released memoir, "Racketeer for Life," which tells how he evolved from a public relations account executive to one of the leaders of the pro-life movement. Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Perry of Chicago then talks about the latest step in the canonization process of Father Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest in the United States. Bishop Perry in December traveled to Quincy as ...

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Jan

Nothing ever really dies in the Illinois legislature. We repeatedly alerted you to House Bill 4013 during the 99th General Assembly, which ran from January 2015 through Jan. 10, 2017. HB 4013 would have allowed taxpayer money to pay for elective abortions in state workers' heatlh insurance plans and the Medicaid program. The 100th General Assembly was sworn in on Jan. 11, 2017, and with it came new ...

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Jan

The Catholic Conference of Illinois has released its legislative agenda for the 100th General Assembly that was sworn in on Jan. 11, 2017. CCI issues this list of key priorities every two years at the beginning of a new General Assembly. The agenda also offers a brief overview of the Catholic Conference, our guiding principles found in Catholic Social Teaching, and a listing of our staff members.