David Clohessy said Thursday that the diocese wrote him a check after he asked for $200,000 for therapy and medical expenses. Clohessy says he agreed not to take legal action against the diocese.
Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.
A St. Louis priest who was accused of sexually abusing a boy in a Catholic school bathroom before the charges were dropped earlier this month is suing the alleged victim’s parents, police and a victim’s rights group.
The survivors group SNAP is calling for the Archbishop to be careful with Jiang.
Minn., Archbishop John Nienstedt resigned, after criminal charges, SNAP asks how that can be allowed.
The Pope has created a new Vatican tribunal to hear cases of bishops who fail to protect children from abusive priests.
Springfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki has removed Father Robert “Bud” DeGrand as pastor of four central Illinois parishes following a credible abuse allegation from 30 years ago.
The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, is calling on Archbishop Robert Carlson to warn the flock about Gary Wolken, now 48, who is scheduled for release Feb. 23 from the Bonne Terre prison.
The bill would reduce the lifetime limit a person can be on TANF from five years to two. Sen. David Sater said that would encourage TANF members to hold a job and be able to be independent from the government sooner.
Democratic state Rep. Keith English of Florissant filed legislation recently to prevent Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funds from buying the drinks.