Father Michael Pfleger

Father Michael Pfleger (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pfleger On Ferguson, One Year Later: Black Lives Still Matter

Father Michael Pfleger says it’s not enough to just remember Michael Brown, but force the country to address the issue of what he calls the genocide of black youth.


Father Michael Pfleger talks with CBS 2 at an anti-violence event. (CBS)

Pfleger: City Council Hearing On Chiraq “Insulting”

Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina’s says a City Council meeting Monday discussing the merits of a movie titled Chiraq is “insulting,” reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


Spike Lee arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 5, 2015 in New York.  (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Alderman Denies Block Party Permit For Spike Lee Film “Chiraq”

David Moore, the alderman in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood where the Spike Lee movie “Chiraq” is being shot, is denying a permit for a block party for the film.


Antonio Smith. (Family provided photo.)

Reward To Find Child’s Killer Grows To $13,500

If you have information, call (800) 883-5587.


Father Michael Pfleger (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Activists Defend Controversial Anti-Violence Program NRI

Activists are defending a controversial anti-violence program, launched by Governor Quinn, saying despite recent criticism, the program has done more good than bad.


DuSable Museum of African-American History (Credit: CBS)

DuSable Museum Hosts March On Washington Reenactment

Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History hosted a re-enactment of the March onWashington fifty years ago, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


A PeaceMakers basketball game at St. Sabina. (Credit: CBS)

Basketball League Promotes Peaceful Message In Wake Of Violence

Some of the young men teaming up the court are rivals on the street, but the PeaceMakers basketball league says it’s serious about posting up against violence.


Lidia Kuzniar (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Woman: God Wanted Me To Marry Father Pfleger

A north suburban woman is due in court today, accused of stalking a well-known Chicago priest.


Father Michael Pfleger talks about his new role at St. Sabina and for the Archdiocese. (CBS)

Pfleger Prepares For Transition At St. Sabina’s

Michael Pfleger says he intends to take an even more proactive approach to a battle he’s waged for decades against street violence. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


As  he returned to the pupit on May 22, 2011, Father Michael Pfleger apologized to the parish at St. Sabina for the ordeal that stemmed from his dispute with Francis Cardinal George. Pfleger had been suspended for three weeks before the cardinal reinstated him on May 20, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Pfleger Says Return To Pulpit Is ‘The Greatest Gift Of All’

Three weeks of silence were broken on Sunday when Father Michael Pfleger returned to the pulpit at Saint Sabina on his birthday, full of energy and with an apology to his congregation for the public ordeal that stemmed from his dispute with Francis Cardinal George.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger, suspended by Cardinal Francis George, watches Sunday services from the background at St. Sabina Church on May 1, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Pfleger Stays In Background At Sunday Services

It’s been a week of controversy for St. Sabina Catholic Church on the South Side, but on Sunday parishioners raised their voices in song and prayer under the watchful eye of their embattled pastor, Rev. Michael Pfleger.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2011

Father Andrew Smith (CBS)

Priest: ‘I Have My Reservations’ About Moving To St. Sabina

Caught in the middle of the feud between suspended St. Sabina Pastor Michael Pfleger and Cardinal George is one of the priests assigned to fill the gaps in Pfleger’s absence.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Let Father Pfleger Stay Put

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the Archdiocese should listen to public opinion about Father Michael Pfleger and keep him at his beloved St. Sabina.

CBS 2–03/24/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger’s Future In ‘God’s Hands’

His future is in God’s hands. Those words from Father Michael Pfleger to his congregation today concerning The Archdiocese’s plans to reassign the controversial Catholic priest.

CBS 2–03/20/2011

Father Michael Pfleger (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Father Pfleger’s Future At St. Sabina In Question

CBS 2 has learned that the Archdiocese has asked Father Michael Pfleger to leave St. Sabina.

CBS 2–03/15/2011