The Rev. Michael W. O’Connell will resume his role as pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish on Thursday, according to a statement from Archdiocese of Chicago spokeswoman Susan Burritt.
The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in the Lakeview neighborhood agreed to step aside from day-to-day responsibilities amid an allegation he had sexual contact with a child nearly 20 years ago while working at an Orland Park parish.
Two men are charged with repeatedly harassing and robbing an elderly Catholic priest.
Former Chicago priest Daniel McCormack faces a new challenge on Monday
The longtime pastor of a Catholic church in the Longwood Manor neighborhood is leaving the position he’s held for 35 years, but he’s not going quietly.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson says an 80-year-old Chicago should not be put out to pasture.
The pastor at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Evergreen Park has resigned, and the Archdiocese of Chicago has removed him from public ministry.
The Roman Catholic bishop in Joliet is allowing an accused predator priest to return to limited ministry, and advocates for priest sex abuse victims are livid over the decision.
The Diocese of Joliet says it is likely that a priest in the diocese engaged in the sexual abuse of a minor more than two decades ago. While the diocese looks further into the allegation, the priest has been placed on administrative leave.
The victims of sexual abuse will receive about $2 million each, attorneys for the men said in a news release.
The Chicago Catholic Archdiocese is facing another priest sex abuse lawsuit, involving a now-dead priest who allegedly molested a boy nearly 30 years ago.
A man filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming a now-deceased Chicago Archdiocese priest molested him more than 20 years ago while he was a parishioner at a Mount Greenwood neighborhood church.
John Moulder is a Catholic priest who finds spiritual fulfillment and strength by playing jazz guitar. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
A Chicago Roman Catholic priest takes a leap of faith tonight when he’s show trying his hand at stand-up comedy.
Roman Catholics will gather Friday morning for a funeral mass for a priest who served in a number of Chicago parishes. Don’t look for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” on the list.
For the first time since the Rev. Daniel Mallette was brutally beaten by two robbers, the 80-year-old priest is appearing in public and giving out gifts to children at his parish school.
It was a scene of sheer terror overnight, two men accosted an 80-year-old Roman Catholic priest as he lay sleeping in his South Side rectory and brutally beat him.
A new sex abuse lawsuit has been filed against the Archdiocese of Chicago, but this one has a twist.
Massive thefts of church funds by the Rev. John Regan were so “brazen” they left lifelong Catholic Bryan Mraz questioning his trust in the clergy.
Father Roy Bourgeois has turned to leading a one-man campaign for women priests. A Joliet priest tells CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley his opinion should be heard.