News

03
Nov

The fall legislative veto session begins Nov. 19, but CCI is expecting little action on education-related issues. So, we jump ahead to the upcoming spring legislative session and review the just -approved goals for the new, two-year General Assembly that will be seated on Inauguration Day in January. Read all ...

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 ...