Wilmington, Del. Former pastor pleads guilty to stealing from two parishes
Illinois and Indiana Catholic hospitals reach merger agreement. Their service area is primarily in Aurora, Chicago, Danville, Des Plaines, Elgin, Joliet, Kankakee, Rockford, Champaign-Urbana and Avilla, Ind.
N. Calif. bishop embroiled in abuse cases resigns. Diocesan spokeswoman said Walsh is "very tired."