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Archdiocese of Chicago

by Joe Bukuras Chicago, Ill., Aug 28, 2021 / 16:00 pm An Illinois priest has alleged that Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, ordered him to cease praying the Prayer to St. Michael and the Hail Mary publicly after Mass, but the church’s pastor says the allegation is not true.

by Kevin J. Jones Chicago, Ill., Aug 20, 2021 / 15:53 pm Father Andrew Liaugminas of the Archdiocese of Chicago has been appointed to serve at the doctrine section of the Catholic Church’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The 37-year-old priest told the Chicago Catholic newspaper the appointment

by Autumn Jones, Joe Bukuras, Carl Bunderson Denver Newsroom, Aug 20, 2021 / 13:22 pm A Chicago police chaplain says he is “mortified” that he mistakenly gave Holy Communion to Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a non-Catholic Christian in a same-sex marriage, during Thursday’s funeral Mass for fallen city police officer Ella

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 19, 2021 / 15:05 pm The archdioceses of both Philadelphia and Chicago have instructed their clerics not to assist parishioners seeking religious exemptions from receiving COVID-19 vaccines. An Aug. 18 letter from Fr. Michael Hennelly, Vicar for Clergy for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia,

by Christine Rousselle Chicago, Ill., Aug 11, 2021 / 18:00 pm Blase Cardinal Cupich of Chicago condemned Wednesday the rising levels of gun violence in the city of Chicago and called for prayers after one police officer was shot and killed, and another was injured. “Saturday night, members of the

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 1, 2021 / 07:00 am Pope Francis on Thursday accepted the resignation of Chicago auxiliary Bishop John R. Manz, who has dedicated his priesthood to advocating for immigrants. Bishop Manz turned 75 in November, the age at which bishops are required to send a

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, May 24, 2021 / 18:01 pm Outspoken activist priest Father Michael Pfleger will return to the pulpit, after a Chicago archdiocese investigation concluded there was “insufficient reason” to suspect he was guilty of allegations of sexual abuse. Cardinal Blase Cupich announced the decision in

Denver Newsroom, Apr 18, 2021 / 02:00 am America/Denver (CNA). When Chicago shut down last March because of the coronavirus pandemic, Sister Stephanie Baliga was certain the shutdown wouldn’t affect the Chicago Marathon in October. So certain, that she made a pretty crazy promise. “I said in April, ‘I’m so

Chicago, Ill., Mar 11, 2021 / 07:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Chicago announced this week the development of several new parish groupings as part of the “Renew My Church” plan. The archdiocese announced the decision March 9 and 10. The plan is to combine 13 parishes into five

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2021 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Attorneys for the Archdiocese of Chicago argued before the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday that parishes should be free to choose church leaders without government interference. In the case of Demkovich v. St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, the former music director