- Sep 30, 2020
The first African American priest in the U.S. could become the country’s first African American saint as his cause took another step forward this week.
Originally created as an organization to form disciples in the Chicago area, L’Alto Catholic Institute is now expanding to three new cities, with local teams working to instill a culture of discipleship at a local level.
Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich called on Illinois legislators to pass a bill that tightens restrictions on gun shop owners and helps stem the flow of illegal guns into Illinois during an April 17 news conference at Loyola Medical Center.
The pastor of Chicago’s St. John Cantius Church was removed from office last week for unspecified “credible” allegations of misconduct involving adult men, a response the Chicago archdiocese says is typical in such cases.
Taking on the issue of religious prejudice, the National Muslim and Catholic Dialogue met for the third time at University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary March 6-8.
This year, Ash Wednesday—which begins the penitential season of Lent with a day of fasting, abstinence, and prayer—falls on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day.