Illinois' six Catholic bishops today held a press conference at the Illinois Capitol, warning about extreme abortion legislation under consideration by the General Assembly. They were joined by a neonatal intensive care (NICU) nurse, an obstetrician/gynecologist, and a community outreach specialist with Catholic Charities.
The Catholic dioceses of Illinois issued the following statements regarding a report issued today by attorneys Jeff Anderson and Marc Pearlman. The report lists the names of clerics and laypeople they say have been accused of the sexual abuse of minors and have served in one or more of the six Illinois dioceses.
The Catholic Conference today issued a statement in response to an Illinois Senate committee giving approval to legislation that would repeal current law allowing parents to be notified when a minor seeks an abortion.
Host and Executive Director Bob Gilligan welcomes nationally-known abortion attorney Paul Linton on radical abortion legislation pending in the Illinois Legislature; Melissa Hastings of USCCB on potential federal legislation that would help Dreamers; and Don Carlson of Illinois People's Action on a bill that would cap high rates on car title loans.