CCI issues statement on Senate Bill 1564

CCI issues statement on Senate Bill 1564

The Catholic Conference of Illinois on May 25 released a statement on Senate Bill 1564, which just passed the Illinois House after previously passing the Senate. It now returns to the Senate for concurrence on a minor House amendment. The Senate is expected to...
CCI issues statement on death of Cardinal George

CCI issues statement on death of Cardinal George

The Catholic Conference of Illinois released the following statement on the death of Cardinal George. Click here for a PDF version. April 17, 2015 Statement on Cardinal George’s death from the staff of the Catholic Conference of Illinois CHICAGO – The...
IL bishops urge lawmakers to oppose taxpayer-funded abortions

IL bishops urge lawmakers to oppose taxpayer-funded abortions

Illinois' Catholic bishops today sent a letter to Illinois House members to reject House Bill 4013 and its call for public funding of abortions. Both the House and Senate reconvene today after a two-week spring break. House Bill 4013 passed the House Human...
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...
Birth control advisory referendum an election year ploy

Birth control advisory referendum an election year ploy

The Catholic Conference of Illinois today issued the following statement on an advisory referenedum on mandated birth control. The statement can also be viewed here as a PDF.   STATEMENT ON HOUSE BILL 5755: Advisory Referendum on Mandated Birth Control On May 28,...