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Jan

Jan. 26, 2015 show The football season will cap off with this Sunday's Super Bowl, but you may not be aware that such high profile events can act like a magnet for human trafficking. Sr. Rose Mary Meyer of Project Irene joins Bob to discuss the state's efforts to clamp down on this scourge. Ron Jackson of Catholic Charities ...

22
Jan

The following is an op-ed by CCI Executive Director Robert Gilligan. It was published today in the Rockford Register Star. Every Jan. 22, millions of people march to call attention to the devastating impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade and Doe ...

07
Jan

The Catholic Conference of Illinois has released its legislative agenda for the 99th General Assembly that will be sworn in on Jan. 14, 2015. CCI issues this list of key priorities every two years at the beginning of a new General Assembly. The agenda also offers a brief overview of the Catholic Conference, our guiding principles found in Catholic ...

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Dec

Dec. 22, 2014 show Claire Halbur, a parishioner at the Cathedral of St. Raymond in Joliet, joins Bob to talk about her experience on Lifetime channel's "The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns." The reality show followed Claire and four other young women on their journey of discernment as they visited three convents across the country. Then, Elizabeth Fenner, editor-in-chief of Chicago ...