After a gunman killed at least six people and injured dozens more during a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Illinois, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago reiterated the need for elected officials to address gun violence in the U.S.
Support Grows For Tax-Credit Scholarships for Chicago Catholic Students
Donations for tax-credit scholarships to the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Catholic schools are up about 20% this year compared with the same time last year, archdiocesan officials reported.
Chicago Cardinal Says Unborn Could Soon Get Legal Protection
There is hope that legal protections for unborn children “which we have advocated for decades will soon become a reality,” Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago told a pro-life rally.
New Agreement on Catholic Schools Allows ‘Students to Have Access to the Very Best’
In a major new agreement, the Archdiocese of Chicago has entered into partnership with an independent foundation that will take over the operational control of 30 of the city’s Catholic schools.
Sister Jean Now 100: Milestone for the Beloved Loyola Hoops Nun
When it comes to March Madness, Sister Jean is second to “nun.” At least in age.The chaplain of Loyola University Chicago’s men’s basketball team, who rose to prominence during the 2018 NCAA Tournament when the Ramblers reached the Final Four, turned 100 on Aug. 21.
‘Sister Strike’ Receives ESPY Nomination
Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, a theology teacher at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, is no stranger to the pitcher’s mound or the spotlight.