C’ville Sham Marriage Arranger, Then Customs Officer, Convicted

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Kane County Woman Convicted of Witness Tampering for Hindering a Federal Investigation into Sham Marriage CHICAGO — A Kane County woman was convicted of witness tampering today for impeding a wide-ranging federal … Continue reading

Sham Marriage Scheme Leads to Indictment of C’Ville Customs and Border Protection Officer

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FEDERAL OFFICER CHARGED WITH WITNESS TAMPERING FOR ALLEGEDLY HINDERING INVESTIGATION OF SHAM MARRIAGE CHICAGO — A federal law enforcement officer was indicted on witness tampering charges for allegedly attempting to thwart an … Continue reading

Marriage Equality Demonstration in Algonquin Friday 5-6

A press release from the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation of McHenry: Marriage Equality Supporters to Resume Road Side Vigils in Algonquin McHenry—Members of the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation in McHenry Parents and Families of Lesbians and … Continue reading

Cardinal George Reflects on Chick-fil-A Flap: “Was Jesus a Bigot?”

The following was published on the Chicago Catholic Blog Sunday, July 29th. McHenry County Blog has received permission to reprint the column by Cardinal Francis George: Reflections on “Chicago values” Recent comments by those who administer our city seem to … Continue reading

Update from United Methodist Church General Conference in Tampa – Conservatives Winning Most Votes, Setbacks for Abortion & Israeli Divestment Supporters

Here is an update from Mark Tooley of the Institute of Religion and Democracy about what happened Saturday: Update from General Conference Your prayers are being heard! The Church and Society legislative committee, finishing its work Saturday night, rejected attempts … Continue reading

Methodist Convention This Week in Tampa – Unity Not on the Agenda

Every four years the United Methodist Church holds a convention. Just like the Republicans and the Democrats. This year Methodists affiliated with the UMC will convene in Tampa.  (The vibrant Korean Methodist Church is not one of those affiliated.) There … Continue reading