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Jerrell Harris (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Robbing, Beating Elderly Priest In 2011

Jerrell 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.

05/16/2014

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Archdiocese Seeking Agreement For Priest Who Doesn’t Want To Leave

The 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.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

Rev. Daniel Mallette

South Side Priest Clashes With Replacement, Cardinal Over Orders To Step Aside

An 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.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

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 To Share Duties At St. Sabina, Take On New Roles

Effective 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.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Priest Celebrates Mass, Gives Out Gifts For First Time Since Beating

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.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Beaten Priest Gets Visit From Mayor Emanuel

Five days after he suffered a vicious beating, Father Daniel Mallette welcomed a get-well visitor from City Hall on Sunday: Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

CBS 2–12/11/2011

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Priest To Return To Services After Brutal Beating

CHICAGO (CBS) — A South Side priest who was brutally beaten in his own church is set to return to services Thursday evening. The Rev. Daniel Mallette, 80, is expected to be at mass Thursday […]

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Rev. Daniel Mallette

80-Year-Old Priest Severely Beaten In Rectory

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.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011