Fr. Illo’s 97-year-old dad dies in Pennsylvania
Not Karl Marx at Columbia but college girls in mini-skirts made him agnostic

Please say a prayer for my 97-year-old father, who died at 12:15pm yesterday (Sunday). I was finishing the Nicene Creed at Mass — the words expecto resurrectionem mortuorum (“I hope for the resurrection of the dead”)—when Dad breathed his last

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Attacks on the seal of confessional
Washington State bill attempting to "close the clergy loophole" set to go before the House

Last week Auxiliary Bishop Schuster of the Archdiocese of Seattle and I presented testimony against a Washington State bill that makes it illegal for clergy to keep penitential communications private. On Friday, however, it passed the Human Services,

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