Archive for December, 2011


The bishops of Illinois today released a statement on National Migration Week, beginning Jan. 8. Like the Magi following the star to the hope, love and freedom embodied in the Holy Child, many immigrant families are on a similar journey as they seek hope in a new country. During the next six months, each diocese in Illinois will share stories of immigrant families in their parishes and communities. These stories ...


Dec. 19, 2011 show Bob spoke with Tom Chapman, head of the Iowa Catholic Conference, about the upcoming Iowa caucuses on Jan. 3. Bob and attorney Paul Linton discussed the recent decision by the Illinois Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of the 1995 parental notification law, which has never been enacted because of court challenges. Bob wrapped up the show by talking to Christene Dykes-Sorrells of Catholic Charities in Chicago about the increased stress on ...


We have released the December 2011 Education Newsletter.