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Archbishop Blase J. Cupich of Chicago, right, and Gina McCarthy, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, look over a board with Ted Hudon that displays the solar panel activity at Old St. Mary's School in Chicago July 24. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World) See CHICAGO-ENCYCLICAL July 27, 2015.

Chicago Archdiocese to benchmark all of its buildings for energy efficiency

July 27, 2015 CHICAGO (CNS) — Archbishop Blase J. Cupich has set a goal of benchmarking all 2,700 buildings in the Archdiocese of Chicago to ensure that they are as energy efficient as possible. He announced the goal during a July 24 news conference at Old St. Mary’s School on Michigan Avenue. The news conference…

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Reauthorization of education law said to put ‘needs of children first’

July 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (CNS) — In reauthorizing the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the House and Senate have made “significant improvements for providing equitable services for students and teachers in religious, private and independent schools,” said a U.S. archbishop. Archbishop George J. Lucas of Omaha, Nebraska, made the comments as chairman of the…

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