News

27
Apr

Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Robert Gilligan was asked to testify before the Illinois House Human Services Appropriations Committee on the impact the state budget impasse is having on Catholic Charities and the people it serves. The state has been without a budget since July 1, 2016. Stephanie Johnson, director of government relations for Catholic Charities of Chicago, joined ...

18
Apr

April 18, 2016 show Sr. Rosemary Connelly of Misericordia and Scott Mendel, an attorney and parent of a Misericordia resident, join Bob to talk about state legislation that would create a special state license to oversee the continuum of care for the developmentally disabled. The license would allow for a streamlining of operations at Misericordia, which offers a variety ...

12
Apr

Illinois Catholic bishops today sent a letter to Illinois House members to reject House Bill 4013 and its call for public funding of abortions. House Bill 4013 passed the House Human Services Committee on a partisan 8-6 vote in March 2015, but was sent back to ...

01
Apr

April's prayer video recognizes the work of small farmers around the world, and asks for prayers that they be justly compensated for their labors.