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by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 8, 2022 / 15:17 pm For Catholics in the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sunday Mass will become obligatory once again after a general dispensation was granted at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The restoration of the obligation comes more than a year and …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Nov 1, 2022 / 15:10 pm The remains of over 200 people were blessed and laid to rest in a Catholic cemetery in Chicago last week, continuing a tradition that brings together clergy, civic leaders, funeral directors, and cemetery workers to provide a Christian …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 7, 2022 / 16:00 pm Pro-abortion protesters were quickly escorted out of a Mass last month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Chicago, according to the church’s bulletin. A video of the June 26 protest shows protesters standing up from the pews during …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jul 5, 2022 / 11:00 am On Sunday Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the bishop of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago, and appointed his auxiliary, Bishop Joy Alappatt, as his successor. The resignation of Bishop Jacob Angadiath, 76, was …

Pope Francis gestures before speaking about the death penalty at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, at the Vatican in this Oct. 11, 2017, file photo. The pope ordered a revision to the catechism to state that the death penalty is inadmissible and he committed the church to its abolition. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
by CNA Staff Vatican City, Jul 5, 2022 / 06:53 am Pope Francis has expressed shock and sadness over the mass shooting that led to the death of at least six and wounded some 30 others at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland on Monday. In a …

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 4, 2022 / 17:55 pm Robert E. Crimo III, a 22-year-old from Highland Park, was apprehended late Monday in connection with a mass shooting during the Chicago suburb’s Fourth of July parade, authorities said. Crimo had been identified earlier in the day as …

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot leads the city’s Pride Parade as Grand Marshal, June 30, 2019. | Vashon Jordan Jr. via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 10, 2022 / 13:42 pm Catholic and pro-life leaders are condemning the Chicago’s mayor’s “call to arms” in response …

by Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Feb 23, 2022 / 14:16 pm Standing in front of the altar and framed by a shimmering backdrop, Father Terrence M. Keehan did an unusual thing at the end of Sunday Mass on Feb. 13. The 65-year-old pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church …

by CNA Staff Chicago, Ill., Feb 10, 2022 / 12:46 pm As part of its “Renew My Church” initiative the Archdiocese of Chicago recently announced 12 new parish groupings. By July, the archdiocese will have 221 parishes. The 12 groupings, formed by parish mergers, were announced between Jan. 20 and …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Jan 27, 2022 / 15:11 pm Loyola University Chicago will host a livestream conversation between Pope Francis and college students from around the world next month as part of the Catholic Church’s preparations for the Synod on Synodality. “I am honored to share news …