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Statement of Mary-Louise Kurey, Respect Life Director, Archdiocese of Chicago Regarding Expansion of Federal Funds for Research Destroying Human Embryos

It is tragic that President Obama has chosen to expand federal funding for research involving the destruction of thousands of human embryos.
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Executive Order on Embryonic Stem Cells 'A Sad Victory of Politics over Science and Ethics,' Says Cardinal Rigali

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Justin Rigali, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, today called President Obama's executive order on embryonic stem cell research "a sad victory of politics over science and ethics."
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LENT 2009

Resources for Prayer – Study – Worship – Charity – Justice

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CARDINAL GEORGE ANNOUNCES BOARD OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
Chicago, IL (March 9, 2009) – Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Archbishop of Chicago, today announced the establishment of the Archdiocese of Chicago Board of Catholic Schools. As a governing body, the Board’s mission will be to foster and promote the ministry of Archdiocesan Catholic elementary and high schools as part of the educational mission of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
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THERAPY GROUPS FOR ADULT SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE
Archdiocesan Office of Assistance Ministry to Sponsor Sessions
Chicago, IL (March 6, 2009) - The Archdiocese of Chicago and the Office of Assistance Ministry will sponsor therapy groups for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Licensed professionals, who have experience working with victims of sexual abuse, will conduct separate group sessions for women and men at no cost to the participants. Participation in the adult therapy groups is not limited to those who were sexually abused as minors by a priest or deacon. The abuse may have been perpetrated by a family member, friend, or stranger.
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PROGRAM FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF THOSE SEXUALLY ABUSED AS CHILDREN
Archdiocesan Office of Assistance Ministry to Sponsor Group Program
Chicago, IL (March 6, 2009) - The Archdiocese of Chicago and the Office of Assistance Ministry will sponsor a program for family members of those who have been sexually abused as children by priests or deacons of the Catholic Church. The four-session, Saturday morning program begins March 14, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Archbishop Quigley Center, 835 North Rush Street in Chicago. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker will conduct the group at no cost to the participants.
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