"A Welcoming Community of Faith Rooted in the Catholic Tradition"

Encompassing the Northwestern Province of the United States
Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota,
Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Alaska.


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Press Releases from the Diocese of the Northwest


William R. Morton
Director of Media and Public Relations

(T) 773-721-5383  (F) 773-721-2581


December 12, 2012
Diocese urges Illinois Governor Quinn
to fight court ordered
Concealed Handgun ruling

December 11, 2012
Diocese Calls upon Governor and Legislature
to enact Marriage Equality in Illinois

December 7, 2012
Diocese announces creation of
The Covenant for Human Rights and Dignity Scroll Project

November 28, 2012
Diocese Announces Advent
Vocation Discernment Program

November 16, 2012
Bishop offers Sacrament of Confirmation
to young man denied the sacrament
for posting endorsement of
marriage equality on Facebook

August 4, 2012
New Evangelical Catholic Parish
Established in Ashippun Wisconsin


February 9, 2012  Bishop urges Illinois Governor and IDOC to reinstate MGT policy

February 2, 2012
Bishop's Statement after meeting with County Board President Preckwinkle

January 30, 2012:  Bishop's Letter to Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

January 28, 2012:  Bishop's Letter to County Board President Preckwinkle

January 26, 2012:  Bishop to Visit Cook County Morgue

April 15, 2012
Diocese Demands State take-over of Homewood Memorial Gardens Cemetery

Press Release Archives

Press Releases 2012

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The Evangelical Catholic Diocese of the Northwest
Post Office Box 170366     Chicago Illinois  60617-0366
(T)  773-721-5383   (F)  773-721-2581