Catholics turned to prayer and then action in the wake of tornadoes that carved a deadly path of destruction through the United States March 31-April 2, killing at least 33, injuring dozens and devastating thousands of homes and businesses.
Hundreds Comfort One Another, Grieve Together at Mass After Shooting
Hundreds of people gathered the evening of July 5 at Immaculate Conception Church in Highland Park to offer one another comfort and grieve together in the wake of the mass shooting that killed seven people and injured dozens more at the community’s Independence Day parade.
Chicago Cardinal Calls For ‘Serious’ Gun-Safety Measures After Parade Shooting
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.
Six Killed, Dozens Injured at Chicago-Area Parade Shooting
At least six people were killed and at least 24 injured in a mass shooting at a 4th of July parade in the wealthy Chicago suburb on Monday morning, police said.
Cardinal Gregory’s Strong Ties to His First Parish
When Cardinal Wilton Gregory got his red hat from Pope Francis on Saturday to become the first Black American cardinal, a group of supporters from a small parish in Glenview, Illinois, tuned in.
Fetal Remains Found in Rural Illinois Have Been Returned Home to Indiana
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Oct. 3 he has overseen the return of the remains of 2,246 aborted fetuses back home to Indiana after they were discovered in September at the Illinois home of the late Dr. Ulrich “George” Klopfer.
Planned Parenthood Building Secret ‘Mega-Clinic’ Near St. Louis
Planned Parenthood announced on Oct. 2 a new 18,000-square-foot mega-abortion clinic in southern lllinois near St. Louis, a project it had previously kept secret, according to reports.
Fetal Remains Found in Home of Late Indiana Abortionist
The remains of more than 2,000 fetuses were found on the Illinois property of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, an abortion doctor who practiced in Indiana and who died earlier this month.
Bishop Bars Illinois Catholic lawmakers Who Back Abortion from Communion
Springfield Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki issued a decree June 6 stating that Catholic lawmakers in the Illinois Legislature “who promoted or voted for extreme abortion legislation” cannot receive Communion in churches in his diocese.