ICHA’s Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL. We will begin with Mass at 7:30AM. A community health update, by Holy Cross Hospital, will be given at 8:30AM; opening prayer is at 8:55AM followed by the keynote address at 9:00AM. Our meeting will conclude at 1:00PM. 2017 ICHA Annual Mtg Letter ICHA 2017 Annual Meeting Agenda Register Form 2017
- Bosnian bishops: lawmakers should consider common good, rather than focus on ethnic majority (Servizio Informazione Religiosa)Bosnia and Herzegovina, a nation of 4 million, is 51% Muslim, 31% Orthodox, and 15% Catholic.
- Eritrea's Eastern-rite church calls for prayers for peace with Ethiopia (Vatican News)In 2015, Pope Francis established the Eritrean Catholic Church as an Eastern Catholic church led by a metropolitan archbishop.
- Is Hungary experiencing a policy-induced baby boom? (Institute for Family Studies)“Hungary is not just experiencing a fertility spike; it’s winding back the clock on much of the fertility and family-structure transition that demographers have long considered inevitable,” according to the report. “Hungary is experiencing some fertility gains, probably at least partly as a result of a basket of policy changes including tax preferences, cash grants, […]
- In North Korea, despite hostile regime, the faith clings to life (Aid to the Church in Need)“Not soon but very slowly, I believe that Christianity will come back to the North along with the reform and opening up of North Korea,” said a South Korean priest. “The North Korean regime will not let down its guard against religions and missionary works so easily. Yet, I believe that the Holy Spirit will […]