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Catholic Conference of Illinois

Group Says Masturbation to Be Taught Under New IL Sex Ed Law

David Ormsby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

An irony about the conservative Illinois Family Institute's promotion of family values is that virtually none of the group's e-mails could be shared a...

Rape Victim Offended By Catholic Bishops' Criticism

Posted 01.07.2012 | Chicago

Last week, Cardinal Francis George joined a group of Illinois bishops in condemning Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's planned speech at a pro-choice event...

Quinn Defends Speech At Pro-Choice Event Following Catholic Criticism

Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

Catholic groups in Illinois have joined Cardinal Francis George in slamming Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for his decision to present a pro-choice leade...

Cardinal George Opposition to Illinois Civil Unions Swept Aside, Illinois House Partially Undoes an Injustice

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

In 1996, Illinois and 14 other states approved "Defense of Marriage of Act" laws, but Illinois has now partially undone that injustice.

Cardinal George, Catholic Church Fight Civil Unions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the few days of Springfield legislating between the November elections and the swearing-in of a new Assembly in January, myriad interest groups are...