Illinois bishops warn against extreme abortion legislation

Illinois bishops warn against extreme abortion legislation

Illinois’ six Catholic bishops today issued a statement against recently-introduced abortion legislation. This package of legislation would repeal the state’s Parental Notice of Abortion Act, which requires a parent or guardian be notified when a minor seeks an...
CCI Radio Hour: Feb. 18, 2019

CCI Radio Hour: Feb. 18, 2019

Feb. 18, 2019 show Peter Steinfels, former editor of Commonweal magazine and a religion reporter for the New York Times, joins Bob to talk about the essay he wrote for the magazine a few weeks ago in which he extensively examined the Pennsylvania grand jury report....
Abortion appears on the agenda of the Illinois Legislature

Abortion appears on the agenda of the Illinois Legislature

Abortion legislation has cropped up in the Illinois Legislature, as four bills were filed this week. House Bill 2467 and Senate Bill 1594 are identical pieces of legislation that would repeal the current parental notification of abortion law. Meanwhile,  House Bill...
Illinois bishops issue statement against legalization of marijuana

Illinois bishops issue statement against legalization of marijuana

Illinois’ six Catholic bishops today issued a statement urging state lawmakers to vote “no” on upcoming legislation to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Read the statement below and in PDF form for the English, Spanish and Polish versions.  ...