The Illinoisâ General Assembly may vote today on marriage equality. Should lawmakers approve it, Illinois might become the 10th state to allow gay marriage.
Meanwhile, Roman Catholic Cardinal Francis George has launched a last-ditch campaign to convince the legislature not to legalize same-sex marriage.
In Louisville (Ky.), Catholic school enrollment has declined by a quarter in the past decade, reports Peter Smith.
Faced with the increasingly difficult task of recruiting and retaining quality teachers in under-resourced Catholic schools, one program in neighboring Ohio provides coaching, support and â importantly â cash incentives.