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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan holds a press conference in Chicago in 2011. Madigan released a report accusing the Catholic Church of failing to investigate abuse accusations.

Illinois Attorney General finds over 500 unreported abuse accusations against priests

December 24, 2018

The Catholic Church in Illinois failed to investigate or disclose abuse accusations against over 500 priests and clergy, according to a new preliminary report from the state’s attorney general. The...

Douglas: Religious traditions have secular value

Douglas: Religious traditions have secular value

March 2, 2014

Fasting is a blast. I’m not talking specifically about abstaining from food and water, although I’m sure that has its draws. What I'm talking about is mental and emotional fasting. Let me explain. I’m...

Gates: Progressive political progress does not reflect its widespread support

Gates: Progressive political progress does not reflect its widespread support

January 29, 2014

President Barack Obama’s statement last week that he believes marijuana to be no more dangerous than alcohol generated a variety of responses. Although reaction ranged from lukewarm to completely outraged,...

McLaughlin: Finding faith in college

McLaughlin: Finding faith in college

November 15, 2013

I stopped attending Mass regularly during high school. My father had taken my brothers and me to our local parish from the age we could sit still for an hour. But I increasingly became at odds with my...

Nunez: Popes resignation could lead to a new age for the Catholic Church

Nunez: Pope’s resignation could lead to a new age for the Catholic Church

February 14, 2013

On Tuesday, Pope Benedict XVI announced he is leaving the papacy. He says his age and health are preventing him from fulfilling his duties as pope. Now Catholics everywhere are wondering when the new pope...

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