The Archdiocese of Chicago announced Thursday it would be closing four suburban Catholic schools and consolidating several parishes on the South Side and in nearby suburbs.
Father David Ryan, pastor at St. Francis de Sales Parish and School in Lake Zurich, has been asked to step away from the parish while the Archdiocese of Chicago investigates decades-old sexual abuse allegations.
Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich is offering his Easter message online so that it can reach everyone who is staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Archdiocese of Chicago and the Diocese of Joliet have canceled public celebrations of Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Chrism Mass and Easter as restrictions on public gatherings continue amid an outbreak of COVID-19.
The archbishop of Chicago says "hateful rhetoric" from some of the country's leaders is partly to blame for mass shootings.
The cardinal of the Archdiocese of Chicago is offering prayers for the people of France after fire engulfed parts of Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral.