- Jan 25, 2020
Cardinal Blase Cupich said the “time to act” on gun control is now, a day after 26 people were killed at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Cupich called for a ban on high-powered weapons. “We don’t need military weapons in our society. We’re not supposed to be at war with one another,” he said.
Star of movies such as “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Ted” and “Deepwater Horizon” and producer of the popular HBO series “Entourage,” Mark Wahlberg takes his faith seriously, often attending daily Mass and making time for quiet prayer each morning. The actor says making time for prayer and Mass in a busy life is a “must.”
Actor Mark Wahlberg told a gathering sponsored by the Archdiocese of Chicago, “I feel remorse when I’ve made mistakes.” He later told the audience, “If I could go back and change a lot of things that I did, I would. I look for ways to give back.” Wahlberg also touched on his troubled youth. The actor spent time in jail for a racially motivated attack in 1988, when he was 16.
State prosecutors said the former Chicago priest should remain locked up at an Illinois facility for sex offenders. In 2007, McCormack pleaded guilty to molesting five boys and was sentenced to five years in prison. A judge on Wednesday agreed with prosecutors, but his fate is not decided.
A former Chicago-area priest who pled guilty to molesting five boys, and whose crimes cost the Archdiocese of Chicago millions in compensation for victims, is facing the possibility of indefinite commitment to a state facility for sex offenders after prosecutors decided that it would be dangerous to release him when his prison term ends.
Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago has thanked Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner for his pledge to veto Illinois House Bill 40. The legislation would fund elective abortions throughout pregnancy for any reason through the Medicaid and employee health insurance programs.