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31
Oct

 Sometimes we are confronted with an election in which the candidates for both major political parties support issues contrary to Catholic Social Teaching. What do we do? Not vote? That's when we look for guidance in "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship," a booklet published by the U.S. Conference ...

20
Oct

Oct. 20, 2014 show CCI Executive Director and host Bob Gilligan welcomes Kim Daniels, former spokeswoman for the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and now a senior adviser at Catholic Voices USA. Daniels attended the just-completed Synod in Rome and offers her perspective. Mary Hallan-FioRito, executive assistant to Cardinal George, offers a look at the accomplishments ...

08
Oct

As we approach the Nov. 4 general election, our Illinois bishops offer a few words of guidance for voters before they cast their ballots. Read the bishops' message below, or click here for a PDF version. Read the Spanish translation here. Read the Polish ...

08
Oct

The following is an op-ed by CCI Executive Director Robert Gilligan. Illinois residents can expect to spend extra time in the voting booth come Nov. 4, since the ballot will not only feature candidates for the governor’s office, the state legislature and Congress, but a trifecta of advisory referenda questions. It’s ...