Many Chicago-area Catholics were most likely surprised to learn from full-page ads in Monday’s Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times that abortion is OK by the Catholic Church since it is a social justice issue. At least that’s what Catholics for Choice, the organization that took out the ads, wants you to think. But the teaching of the Catholic Church on abortion is the same as it ...


The beginning of a new school year means catching up on the latest education news and regulations. Check out our September 2016 Education Newsletter for updates on the proposed state Invest in Kids Act, the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, the Grant Accountability and Transparency ...


September's prayer intention focuses on solidarity, the tenet of Catholic Social Teaching that asks everyone to contribute to the common good and create a society that puts the human person at its center.


The Catholic Conference of Illinois today submitted a letter of support and encouragement to members of the Illinois Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentence Reforms. The commission was created in 2015 shortly after the inauguration of Gov. Bruce Rauner, with the goal of reducing the state's prison ...