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Illinois bishops warn against ‘extreme’ abortion legislation in General Assembly

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, leads a rosary during the 40 Days for Life vigil last fall outside of Whole Women's Health, an abortion facility in Peoria. He and the other bishops of Illinois on Feb. 21 released a statement warning against "extreme" abortion legislation introduced last week in the state General Assembly. (The Catholic Post file photo/Tom Dermody)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following statement from the Catholic bishops of Illinois was released Feb. 21 through the Catholic Conference of Illinois. As Illinois faces so many pressing issues involving human life and dignity, it is incomprehensible that our elected officials have decided the pressing issue of the day is to enhance the chances that the […]

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Catholic Conference of Illinois booklet encourages end-of-life conversations

CHICAGO — A new booklet offering guidance on end-of-life health planning from a Catholic perspective is being offered by the Catholic Conference of Illinois. “Encouraging End-of-Life Conversations: A Catholic Perspective on Advance Directives” is available for free download in English, Spanish or Polish at ilcatholic.org. “End-of-life care can be a difficult conversation to have with […]

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