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Tag Archives: Archdiocese of Chicago

“Inappropriate for a priest”

On November 4, 2006, I drove to St. Albert the Great Catholic parish near Chicago to speak on behalf of SNAP (Survivors’ Network of those Abused by Priests). The Chicago press descended upon the parish in south-suburban Burbank after the Chicago Archdiocese released a statement that St. Albert’s pastor, Robert Stepek, was being removed from Continue Reading

Protecting One’s Mission

Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune published an article by Manya Brachear and titled┬áReligious orders differ from dioceses on abuse procedures – and pay the price. The articles reports on how Catholic orders such as the Jesuits, the Christian Brothers, and the Franciscans do not necessarily follow the same procedures in response to accusations of criminal behavior Continue Reading

My Infant Baptism

I’ve heard more than a few Catholics say they “were born Catholic” or “have been Catholic since birth”. Others have said Catholicism is “part of their DNA”. Many boast about being a “cradle Catholic” as opposed to a convert who didn’t join the religion until later in life. Of course, no one is born Catholic Continue Reading