This is the first newsletter since the end-of-session report was issued in early June. We review the major pieces of education legislation that were passed during the spring session, and remind you of some important administrative deadlines coming up this fall. Read all about it in the October ...


Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich held a press conference on Sept. 22, 2014, two days after he was named the successor to Cardinal George. He had been attending a seminar sponsored by Catholic Extension. He shares his thoughts on the Church's mission.


Pope Francis today named Bishop Blase J. Cupich of the Diocese of Spokane as the  Archbishop of Chicago and successor to Cardinal Francis George. Cupich, 65, will be installed as archbishop on Nov. 18. Cardinal George will retain the office until then. Archbishop-designate Cupich has served as bishop of Spokane, Wash., since 2010. He was born March 19, 1949 in Omaha, Neb., the ...


Sept. 15, 2014 show Bob talks with DePaul University political science professor Scott Hibbard about ISIS and religious persecution in Iraq and Syria. Then, Kellie Fiedorek, a lawyer for Alliance Defending Freedom, joins Bob to discuss the probability of the U.S. Supreme Court taking up same-sex marriage this coming term. Thirty-two states have asked the Court to rule on the ...