Tag : Chicago news
title : Evangelical Church Launches 'Love' Campaign To Counter Negative Election Rhetoric
summary : Congregants of a suburban Chicago megachurch initiated a "love" campaign to counter ugly presidential campaign rhetoric as well as concerning cultural developments. Pastor Steve Carter of the Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill., said the initiative also in response to racism and recent world events, including wars in the Middle East.
date : Oct 15, 2016 07:33 PM EDT
title : Did Gangster Al Capone Have Faith In God? Rare Letter Reveals Surprises
summary : An intimate letter that Prohibition-era, Chicago gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz just sold at an auction in Massachusetts for $62,500. The three-page letter was addressed to Capone's son, Albert "Sonny" Capone, and ends with affectionate encouragement and one of many references to the family's Catholic faith.
date : Sep 27, 2016 12:21 PM EDT