Vatican

Throwing away food is like throwing away people, pope says

Pope Francis condemned food waste, saying throwing away food is like throwing away people.

Chicagoland

Eight priests ordained May 18

The Archdiocese of Chicago will welcome eight new priests on May 18. They hail from Vietnam, Mexico, other parts of the United States and the archdiocese itself, and they range in age from 28 to 38. The men, who will take up their new assignments July 1, have walked varied paths toward ordination. Learn about them here, and join Chicago Catholic in congratulating them.

Vatican

Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting and bishop accountability

Pope Francis has revised and clarified norms and procedures for holding bishops and religious superiors accountable in protecting minors as well as in protecting members of religious orders and seminarians from abuse.

Chicagoland

St. Ethelreda’s chess team offers lessons in strategy, patience

When Eric Luster starts speaking, all eyes go to the front of the room. “At the beginning, what’s the goal?” he asks, pointing to a diagram of a chess board projected onto a screen. “Control the center,” a student says.

Chicagoland

Archdiocesan priests celebrate silver and golden anniversaries

Each year we honor the archdiocesan priests celebrating special jubilees. They have dedicated themselves to serving the Lord through his church in the Archdiocese of Chicago, and they often wear many hats, such as administrator, maintenance man, cook, accountant, friend. They have been parish priests, but also teachers, chaplains and counselors. Chicago Catholic congratulates and thanks them.

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