ROCKFORD POLS NIX CHURCH DEMOLITION

Yesterday, the Catholic League issued a news release regarding the proposed demolition of St. Mary’s Oratory, the second oldest church in Rockford, Illinois.  Winnebago County officials were allegedly considering a plan to replace the church with a new county jail.  But now public officials have pledged not to destroy the church.  Commenting on... [Read more...]

OFFICIALS IN ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS TARGET CHURCH

Over Labor Day weekend, some members of the Winnebago County Board designed a plan to tear down a Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Oratory, and replace it with a new county jail.  The church, which is the second oldest in Rockford, is the only Catholic church that services downtown residents.  A vote by the Public Safety Committee is scheduled for today;... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS OPEN AMIDST CONTROVERSIES

Catholic schools are opening to a range of controversies this year.  For example, a lesbian couple in Eugene, Oregon has made a formal complaint to the Eugene Human Rights Commission charging that O’Hara Catholic School has refused admission to their 4-year-old daughter because of their sexual orientation. Meanwhile, Regina High School in the Cleveland... [Read more...]

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