CCI 'elated' with favorable ruling in Hobby Lobby case

CCI 'elated' with favorable ruling in Hobby Lobby case

CHICAGO  —  The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a 5-4 ruling in favor of the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties lawsuits against the mandate handed down by the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requiring all employers to...
CCI Radio Hour: June 16, 2014

CCI Radio Hour: June 16, 2014

June 16, 2014 show Are you ready for the third annual Fortnight for Freedom, set to begin this Saturday? Bishop Paprocki of the diocese of Springfield serves on the Religious Freedom Committee of the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops, and outlines why the fight for...
CCI marks legislative wins despite unspectacular 2014 session

CCI marks legislative wins despite unspectacular 2014 session

The Catholic Conference of Illinois scored legislative victories regarding education, social services, social justice, and family issues during a spring session overshadowed by the specter of the upcoming Nov. 4 election. State lawmakers limped to their scheduled May...

Education Newsletter: May-June 2014

The spring 2014 legislative session ended on May 31, with education funding for the next fiscal year remaining flat. But how did other education initiatives fare? Read our May-June Education Newsletter to find...