Catholic Chicago Podcast Features CCI Executive Director

Catholic Chicago Podcast Features CCI Executive Director

Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Bob Gilligan joined Dawn Fitzpatrick and Ray Pingoy for the Catholic Chicago podcast to discuss the Dobbs Decision and the Church’s response. You can listen to episode here:...
CCI Statement on Dobbs Decision

CCI Statement on Dobbs Decision

We are pleased with the United States Supreme Court ruling in the Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that has overturned the landmark abortion case of Roe vs. Wade. Throughout its history, the Catholic Church has consistently opposed legislation and other...
2022 Spring Legislative Summary

2022 Spring Legislative Summary

STATE BUDGETFlush with federal assistance and higher than expected tax collections (fueled by high inflation), the state budget for fiscal year 2023 will come in around $47 billion, featuring an 8% increase for state operations, temporary tax cuts and debt payments....
Care for Creation in Illinois

Care for Creation in Illinois

Contact your legislator about Care for Creation here. Last year, Illinois passed legislation – the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act – to lead the state to decarbonization and greater use of clean energy, with an aim to be at 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. While...