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February 19, 2016

Chicago Catholic Charities Seeks Budget Push From Pews

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is calling on priests and congregants to press Illinois legislators to resolve a months-long budget impasse that has left the state owing more than $25 million to the nonprofit, reports the Chicago Tribune. The Tribune says cash reserves are running low and a new round of layoffs is likely at the Chicago charity, Illinois's largest social-service agency with a largely government-funded $200 million annual budget.