Catholic educators concerned about HHS mandate

Given the chance to query top Illinois Catholic officials, Catholic educators asked not about education but the federal mandate requiring all employers to cover contraceptives, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs. Coordinated by the Catholic Conference of...

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CCI Radio Hour – Feb. 27, 2012

CCI Radio Hour – Feb. 27, 2012

Feb. 27, 2012 show Bob welcomes state Rep. Joe Lyons, D-Chicago, to the show to talk about the Ultrasound Opportunity Act, House Bill 4085. The proposed legislation simply calls for women seeking an abortion after seven weeks of pregnancy to be offered the opportunity...

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Illinois bishops release statement on National Migration Week

The bishops of Illinois today released a statement on National Migration Week, beginning Jan. 8. Like the Magi following the star to the hope, love and freedom embodied in the Holy Child, many immigrant families are on a similar journey as they seek hope in a new...

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CCI advocates for Catholic schools in state waiver request

The Catholic Conference of Illinois today sent a letter to State Superintendent Chris Koch, requesting that Catholic and other private schools be included in the state's waiver request to the U.S. Department of Education. CCI Director of Government Relations Zach...

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