Attack on Merrillville priest being investigated as hate crime. Sign up for our morning newsletter to get all of our stories delivered to your mailbox each weekday. They need to get laypeople involved, because they have not done a very good job of handling this in-house.
The Vatican said Tuesday that Pope Francis is expected to meet with victims of sexual abuse during his weekend visit to Ireland and speak out about the problem. A Vatican cardinal issued a scathing rebuke of the ambassador who accused Pope Francis of covering up the sexual misconduct of a prominent American cardinal.
By Michael McGough. By Chico Harlan. Augustus Tolton, America's first black priest who pastored in Chicago, closes in on sainthood following pope's decree.
Click here to sign up for our newsletter. Missing Chicago woman found dead in Humboldt Park. Augustus Tolton, America's first black priest who pastored in Chicago, closes in on sainthood following pope's decree. They crossed paths over the years, with some serving at the same parish at different times.
Aug 13, Column: The silence of Pope Francis and the pain of a church. Sign up to get the latest Catholic news and stories delivered right to your inbox.
Suburbs In Northwest Indiana, reaction mixed on Vatican sex abuse summit. By Chico Harlan. Email required. The retreat is scheduled for Jan.