Statement of Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet in Illinois, Regarding the Redefinition of Civil Marriage in Illinois

November 6, 2013 Statement of Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet in Illinois, Regarding the Redefinition of Civil Marriage in Illinois JOLIET, IL—Today, I stand in unison with my fellow Catholic Bishops and other clergy expressing my disappointment in the redefinition of civil marriage in Illinois. The Catholic Church deeply values and […]

Feast of the Annunciation Pro-Life Mass and Banquet with Bishop Daniel Conlon and Father “Rocky” Francis Hoffman from Relevant Radio – Saturday March 24, 2012

The Knights of Columbus will be holding a Pro Life Mass and Fundraiser Banquet to benefit both The Waterleaf Women’s Center located in Aurora, IL and The Father Michael J. McGivney Women’s Center located in Glenview, IL. The event will be held at: Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church 36 N. Ellsworth, Naperville, Illinois 60540 […]

The Conlon/Bernardin Connection

The connection is to one of Chicago’s most beloved Roman Catholic leaders, the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin. Both Bishop Conlon and the late Chicago cardinal are from Ohio. Conlon was ordained a priest by Bernardin in Cincinnati in 1977. But that isn’t the unique part of the connection between Bernardin and the new bishop of […]

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) not pleased with Bishop Conlon.

“We believe that Bishop Conlon still treats victims with extreme disrespect, still quietly moves priests who have complaints against them to new assignments in unsuspecting communities, and does very little to protect kids,” SNAP Director David Clohessy said in a statement. “It’s a blow to wounded victims, vulnerable kids and caring Catholics to see this […]

Official announcement by the Diocese of Joliet on Bishop Conlon appointment

Bishop-designate Conlon stated. “I consider it a great privilege to be named as Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet with its rich history and I look forward to working with those who generously share their gifts to support the many ministries in this diocese. I look forward to a bright future in this vibrant and […]

Bishop R. Daniel Conlon’s Remarks to Steubenville Faithful – May 17, 2011

STATEMENT FROM BISHOP R. DANIEL CONLON TO THE PEOPLE OF THE DIOCESE OF STEUBENVILLE Nine years is long enough for someone to settle into a place. Nine years is more than enough time for a pastor to become attached to a community of faith. After nine years, the Diocese of Steubenville is very much my […]

New bishop of Joliet, IL: Bishop R. Daniel Conlon of Steubenville, Ohio.

Resolving a much-awaited opening at the edges of Chicagoland, at Roman Noon today, B16 named Bishop R. Daniel Conlon, 63, head of Ohio’s Steubenville church since 2002, as bishop of Joliet. R. Daniel Conlon will be the fifth bishop for the Joliet diocese, which includes 625,000 Catholics throughout seven counties, in northeast Illinois Installation has […]

An excellent collection of pro-life voter information from my friend Nancy W.

This is a brief video of Nurse Jill Stanek who testified before Congress and in the Illinois General Assembly when the Born Alive Infant Protection Act was being considered. In Illinois Senator Obama was the only State Senator who rose to defend the practice of inducing early labor and allowing the premature baby to die […]

Seen on the web: Abuse cover up claimed to be going on in Diocese of Joliet?

Reader comment re: Crisis Magazine article on KC Bishop Finn A victim of recent Diocesan abuse 10/29/2011 11:38 am The Diocese of Joliet in Illinois is also covering up an abuser is continues to be employed on staff in spite of numerous written and verbal complaints.  No secular organization would allow this person’s behavior to […]