Father Jim Sichko spends five days a week on the road paying for burgers and bicycles and handing out hundred-dollar bills.
The nonprofit behind the donation hasn’t been identified, but church leaders said at least one member of the congregation belongs to the group.
A half-dozen current and former nuns said sisters were thrown out of the order after they denounced the abuse to their superiors.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: North Park University’s seminary recently began a program at Stateville Correctional Center in the far southwest suburbs.
That removal process, formally known as laicization, can take years or decades, if it happens at all.
The names on the lists include those of priests, deacons and members of religious orders.
St. Ita Catholic Church, at 5500 N Broadway, and St. Thomas of Canterbury, at 4827 N Kenmore Ave., could likely become one parish, effective May 31.
The next mayor and City Council should put traditional neighborhood schools first, before selective enrollment and charter schools.
Holy Trinity High School program offers Latino youth four years of tuition plus mentoring to help them reach their peak potential in school and life.
Pope Francis has been quoted as saying homosexuality in the clergy “is something that worries me.”
RELIGION ROUNDUP: Family was cited in both surveys by most respondents as the “most important” source of fulfillment. Faith was not as important.
The cardboard calendars are now being stuffed with cans of beer and bottles of wine. Others have chunks of cheese behind each door.
Read the Chicago archdiocese’s current full list of “clergy with substantiated allegations of sexual misconduct with minors.
Announcement of 2 South Side churches merging comes on the eve of expected action on eight parishes in Bridgeport, Canaryville and Chinatown.
Our cliched notions of the ’60s are almost entirely absent: hair is merely longish, no beads or hippie garb. The men mostly wear coats, ties, fedoras.