Archive for February, 2017

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Feb

Cardinal Cupich today told priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago to keep immigration officials off Church property unless they have a warrant. In a letter issued to priests, Cardinal Cupich outlined several resources the Church offers to immigrants, and then held firm against allowing Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials from entering Church property without a warrant. "If they do not have a warrant and it is ...

27
Feb

Feb. 27, 2017 show Cardinal Blase Cupich joins Bob for the first half-hour of the show to talk about the need to defeat Illinois House Bill 40, which allows your taxpayer money to pay for elective abortions for women in the Medicaid program and the state's employee health insurance plans. Cardinal Cupich also discusses the important role immigrants play in our society, in light of President Donald Trump's recent executive orders on immigration enforcement. Then, state Rep. ...

14
Feb

Illinois bishops have written letters to parishioners, asking them to contact their state representatives to urge a "no" vote on House Bill 40. HB 40 allows taxpayer money to be used to pay for elective abortions for Medicaid recipients and state employees. It also allows tax money to go to grants to organizations that refer, counsel for, or perform abortions. Current law calls for those grants to go ...