Diocese Of Springfield

September 27, 2012

Bishop Paprocki Warns of ‘Intrinsic Evils’ in Democratic Platform

He said that voting for a candidate who promotes actions or behaviors that are ‘intrinsically evil and gravely sinful’ makes a voter ‘morally complicit’ and places the eternal salvation of his or her soul in ‘serious jeopardy.’

January 11, 2012

Illinois Catholic Charities Reorganizes in Response to State Defunding

Diocese of Springfield's services are more self-reliant now.

November 15, 2011

Illinois Dioceses Drop Lawsuit Against State and Shut Down Adoption Services

'The decision not to pursue further appeals was reached with great reluctance, but was necessitated by the fact that the state of Illinois has made it financially impossible for our agencies to continue to provide these services,' said Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville and Bishop R. Daniel Conlon of Joliet.