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CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for a victim of convicted pedophile and former Roman Catholic priest Daniel McCormack have reached a $3.2 million settlement with the Archdiocese of Chicago and Cardinal Francis George. Chicago-based law firms Hilfman &...
SOUTH BEND — Retiring alumni association director Charles F. "Chuck" Lennon and former head football coach Lou Holtz will be among 12 people who will be presented honorary degrees at the University of Notre Dame’s May 22 commencement in...
Chicago Tribune reporterWhen the president of All Hallows College in Ireland saw the regal man on the framed canvas, he knew the portrait buried in a Dublin basement should head home to Chicago. The painting of Patrick Feehan, Chicago's first Roman Catholic archbishop,...
A former parishioner at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Schaumburg sued an ex-Roman Catholic priest and the Archdiocese of Chicago in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, accusing the former church leader of sexual abuse. According to the complaint,...
Buoyed by the push in Congress for federal immigration reforms, the May Day immigration march today is expected to be larger than in recent years, organizers said. Demonstrators plan to march through downtown Chicago before a rally in Federal Plaza to...
Tribune reporterMore than 100 religious leaders and a handful of aldermen today called for a repeal of the water fee imposed on non-profits by the city last year. "The lake is a gift from God," said Cardinal Francis George said. "We feel sometimes we should charge...
Just days after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border by climbing a wall, a Chicago priest says what he did was wrong and urged parishioners in his Southwest Side church to apologize if they had done the same. "And by recognizing you did something wrong,...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago aldermen have proposed a compromise to religious leaders who say that paying their water bill after decades of a blanket exemption will rob them of the resources necessary to provide social services. On Sunday, city...
As the editorial, (“A church in Bronzeville,” Editorial, April 17) reports, the Archdiocese of Chicago appears determined to demolish historic St. James, a sacred place that has served generations of Chicagoans. Known as the mother church of...
For the first time, Dominican University students will enjoy the pomp and circumstance of their graduation day away from the River Forest campus, and all the families in the audience will be able to cheer from the same room. "For years we've just been...
As Cardinal Francis George prepares to leave this week for the Vatican to elect a new pope, several soon-to-be Roman Catholics in the Archdiocese of Chicago said the coinciding of their decision to convert with a historic moment for the church heightens...
A campaign robocall heated up elections in the southwest suburbs this week when it detailed the arrest record of a community college candidate while also trying to taint a top Metra official. The robocall, addressed to Orland Park residents Wednesday,...
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