- Jul 7, 2020
In the spirit of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Chicago pastors led hundreds peacefully through their community June 12 calling for racial justice and unity before ending at the site where Rev. King once lived.
John “Jay” Surufka knows a lot about growing things because he has been doing it for 90 years. The 97-year-old World War II Army veteran said that’s what his family did when he was growing up in Harvey, a suburb south of Chicago.
Father Mike Zaniolo has two suggestions for priestly ministry at an airport: “Be merciful and quick.”
Ending the widespread stay-at-home orders under the coronavirus pandemic would align with Catholic social teaching and respond to the needs of vulnerable people, including the young and the poor, two Catholic economists said.
When the Illinois Department of Corrections began releasing inmates from state prisons to reduce populations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff from Kolbe House, the archdiocese’s jail and prison ministry, stepped up to help.
One Chicago parish has reversed its decline by providing beautiful worship to its parishioners.