January 22, 2014:
September 5th: Archdiocese facing another abuse suit over ex-priest Daniel McCormack a WLS report
July 21st: Pope John Paul II is No Saint a Chicago Sun-Times op-ed by David McGrath
July 3rd: Cardinal Dolan and the Sexual Abuse Scandal a New York Times editorial
Watch New Documents Show Archdiocese Shielded Pedophile Priests on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.
June 25th: Judge approves Norbert Maday release plan
May 25: Vatican corrects pope: atheists are still going to hell Examiner
May 23: Pope Francis defends atheists USA Today
May 22: Chicago Jesuits hid sex crimes (A $19.6 million settlement between the Jesuits and six of Donald McGuire’s victims.) Chicago Tribune
April 16th: Pope stands firm on reforming “radical feminist” U.S. nuns Reuters (includes video)
April 7th: SNAP members praise Cardinal George’s handling of Joliet abuse case Chicago’s WBBM News Radio (CBS)
April 6th: Solving the sex abuse crisis: Experts craft a to-do list for Pope Francis WorldNews (NBC News)
April 5th: Joliet Diocese did not detail priest’s past, hospital says Chicago Tribune
March 21st: Files detail decades of abuse in Joliet Diocese Chicago Tribune
American Catholic Council (ACC) will be hosting a conference in Chicago October 25th-27th. Similar conferences are being planned for next spring in California, New York and Florida.
The following is a summary on the ACC’s promotional flyer:
“ACC is pleased to announce with first of a series of regional leadership development seminars across the US in the coming months. Our initial offering is in the MIDWEST and takes place in Chicago. Join us for an extraordinary weekend of dialogue, reflection, study, sharing, prayer, and action planning for leaders and those who feel called to leadership in Church reform at the local, regional, and national levels. A leader is one who influences other (who may or may not occupy a leadership position.)”
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…..
March 19th: Pope Francis Inauguration 2013
March 4th: Vatican Corruption
February 27th: Two Popes, One Secretary by Andrew Sullivan
February 26th: Pope Benedict leaves amid a holy mess at the Vatican