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Unplanned overcomes

Media | Pro-life movie succeeds despite lack of media support
by Mary Jackson
Posted 4/05/19, 03:28 pm

Despite significant marketing hurdles and a suspended Twitter account, the pro-life movie Unplanned has made millions in its first week and opens in 700 additional theaters on Friday.

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Associated Press/Photo by Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago picks first African American female mayor

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 4/03/19, 11:56 am

Chicago elected its first African American female mayor on Tuesday. Late results showed Lori Lightfoot, 56, winning in all of the city’s 50 wards against another African American female candidate, Toni Preckwinkle, the Cook County Board President and a longtime City Council member. Lightfoot, a former federal prosecutor who has never been elected to public office before, will also be the first openly homosexual person to hold the office.

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Willow Creek Community Church/Photo by Gabriel Lerma

Report finds claims against Hybels credible

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/01/19, 12:58 pm

Independent investigators found that the accusations of inappropriate conduct by Willow Creek Community Church founder and pastor Bill Hybels were credible and would have warranted discipline had he not resigned last year, according to a report released Thursday by the church.

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