| Apr 26, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Pope John Paul's journey, his path to sainthood -- so public, so predicted. The truth is there are hundreds who are being considered for canonization by the Catholic Church. One was a man the church wouldn't even accept in the seminary in America. The...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 1:20 PM
About 100 parishioners of St. Sabina marched in front of Cardinal Francis George's red brick mansion today to protest the suspension of their pastor, the Rev. Michael Pfleger.
The parishioners and residents of the Auburn Gresham neighborhood gathered...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 6:18 PM
St. Sabina parish officials today said they were insulted that a priest named as a temporary assistant pastor this week was moved into the church's rectory this morning, calling the move disrespectful to the community and the Rev. Michael Pfleger, who was...
| May 11, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Emboldened by a recent court ruling that ordered the Vatican to open its records about a priest accused of child sex abuse, a Minneapolis attorney has sued the Vatican on behalf of a mother whose son was molested by former Roman Catholic priest Daniel...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Rahm Emanuel took the oath of office as Chicago's 46th mayor.
The city's new mayor then laid out the challenges ahead: Improving schools, ending gun violence and downsizing a city government taxpayers can no longer afford. And he asked Chicagoans, the...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Rahm Emanuel took control of City Hall on Monday, calling for change and challenging Chicagoans to share in the work — and the pain — that lies ahead.
On a crisp morning in picturesque Millennium Park, a landmark achievement of Richard M....
| May 21, 2011
| 3:34 PM
In a twist on Biblical symbolism, the flock welcomed the shepherd back into the fold today, as the Rev. Michael Pfleger returned to St. Sabina Catholic Church on Chicago’s South Side.
Parishioners and visitors applauded his return as pastor and...
| May 22, 2011
| 5:13 PM
For the Rev. Michael Pfleger, returning to the pulpit of St. Sabina Catholic Church to celebrate Mass today, his 62nd birthday, was a holy blessing.
“God gave me the greatest gift of all,” Pfleger said to a standing ovation of more than 1,000...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:29 PM
At a prayer service in Daley Plaza to celebrate Good Friday, Cardinal George likened the suffering of Jesus on this day to the suffering of Christians in Chicago whether it is from illness, death, financial problems, anything that causes pain.
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:57 PM
An energetic, emotional crowd of about 400 worshipers gathered Saturday to commemorate the reopening of Our Lady of Angels Church in West Humboldt Park, once one of Chicago’s largest parishes before a 1958 fire that killed 95 people contributed to...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:44 PM
Setting off a new round in his dispute with gay right activists, Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George has issued a statement defending his recent comparison of the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan.
George’s initial comments came in...