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Chicago Catholic archdiocese to close 6 schools
Jan. 9, 2014
Catholic schools superintendent refused to name the schools that will close Thursday.
Frigid temps put twists in Three Kings Day celebrations
Jan. 6, 2014
Panaderia Nuevo Leon is famous for its Three Kings “roscas.” Today, on what should have been one of the busiest days of the year, the cold kept the bakery nearly empty.
Muslims and Jews sing, talk and protest their way to interfaith cooperation
Dec. 30, 2013
Chicago activists hope to move past historical tensions to help solve some of the city’s problems.
Local synagogue joins effort to make bar mitzvahs less flashy
Dec. 27, 2013
Religious leaders in the Chicago area are part of a national effort to make sure the deeper meaning behind bar and bat mitzvahs isn’t lost.
Mormon and feminist, hear us roar
Dec. 13, 2013
Two sisters are fighting to reconcile their feminist beliefs with their faith.
Turkey and latkes share plate at Thanksgivukkah
Nov. 20, 2013
In a "cosmic fluke," Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are on the same day. For many Chicago-area Jews, it’s a chance to eat stuffing and latkes on the same holiday plate.
Bill doesn’t require churches to perform same-sex weddings
Nov. 7, 2013
The Illinois House Bill doesn’t require churches to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies. But whether or not individual churches will, goes beyond the letter of state law.
Orthodox Jewish group starts ambulance transport
Nov. 1, 2013
Hatzalah Chicago has launched ambulance transport service to help Orthodox Jews in Skokie, Lincolnwood and Chicago get to hospitals of their choice.
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