- Jan 22, 2020
Cook County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped driving-under-the-influence charges filed against a retired Catholic priest accused of running over two teachers, killing one of them.
A former southern Illinois priest who pleaded guilty last year to distributing child pornography and processing methamphetamine was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison.
Bishop R. Daniel Conlon of Joliet announced he is taking a medical leave of absence starting Dec. 27.
A French religious order has reached a preliminary agreement with a northern Illinois county that would allow nuns to build a winery, brewery, gift shop and a co-ed boarding school there.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has opened 24 new investigations into alleged misconduct by Catholic priests amid concerns that cases turned over by the Archdiocese of Chicago weren’t properly reviewed.
Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville decried “a crisis of gun violence” in the United States and asked Catholics in his diocese to come together to suggest ways to stop it.