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CCI's Robert Gilligan speaks about temporary licenses for immigrants

Illinois bishops have pledged to support an expansion of Temporary Visitor Driver’s Licenses  (TVDL) to undocumented immigrants living in the state. TVDLs can only be used for driving, and not for identification.

Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Robert Gilligan speaks at a press conference in support of TVDLs.

Cardinal George records video on religious freedom

Cardinal George of Chicago shares his views on the importance of religious freedom in the face of the mandate handed down by the federal Department of Health and Human Services.

The unjust mandate requires all employers — including religiously affiliated organizations — to offer insurance coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, contraceptives and sterilizations, in a clear violation of the First Amendment.

Watch and listen to Cardinal George on this important issue.