Man Charged With Robbing, Beating Elderly Priest In 2011Jerrell Harris, 21, is charged in the Dec. 6, 2011, attack at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, when two suspects attacked Rev. Daniel Mallette while wearing “ninja masks” after they broke into the rectory as he lay sleeping.
Archdiocese Seeking Agreement For Priest Who Doesn't Want To LeaveThe Chicago Archdiocese says it looking for a respectful agreement for an 80-year-old priest who is resisting attempts to get him to move from his South Side parish.
South Side Priest Clashes With Replacement, Cardinal Over Orders To Step AsideAn 80-year-old South Side Catholic pastor who was active in the Civil Rights Movement is now butting heads with his replacement, and with Francis Cardinal George.
Pfleger To Share Duties At St. Sabina, Take On New RolesEffective this summer, the Rev. Michael Pfleger will begin sharing his pastoral duties at St. Sabina parish in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood, but will take on a new role in developing anti-violence initiatives for the Chicago Archdiocese.
Priest Celebrates Mass, Gives Out Gifts For First Time Since BeatingFor 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.
Beaten Priest Gets Visit From Mayor EmanuelFive days after he suffered a vicious beating, Father Daniel Mallette welcomed a get-well visitor from City Hall on Sunday: Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Priest To Return To Services After Brutal Beating
80-Year-Old Priest Severely Beaten In RectoryIt 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.