Rev. Michael Pfleger

Bernie Mac Street

Crowd Gathers To Honor Bernie Mac With Street Name

The late comedian Bernie Mac had a portion of 69th Street in the Englewood neighborhood, where he grew up, named in his honor Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Calls For Statewide Gun Registry

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking to close a loophole that, he says, allows more illegal guns to find their way to the streets.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

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. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger: Entire Englewood Neighborhood Is The Victim Of A Crime

The Rev. Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Parish is lashing out at the loss of services for the struggling people in communities on the city’s South Side, particularly Englewood.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

African Arts Festival

Families Get Ready For School At African Arts Festival

A back to school rally on Monday attracted thousands of people in Washington Park.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2011

Darius Brown, 13, was killed while playing a game of pickup basketball at a park in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood on Aug. 3, 2011. He died early the next morning. (Brown Family Photo)

$10,000 Reward Offered For Solving 13-Year-Old Boy’s Murder

A $10,000 reward is now being offered in hopes of finding the gunman who shot and killed Darius Brown, 13, as he played basketball earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger Says He’ll Preach Elsewhere If He’s Not Reinstated

The Rev. Michael Pfleger says if he cannot preach at St. Sabina Church, he will start preaching elsewhere.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley, Rev. Michael Pfleger

Daley: Pfleger Has Been ‘A Wonderful Friend To Many People’

Mayor Richard M. Daley won’t say anything about the differences between the Rev. Michael Pfleger and Francis Cardinal George, but he praises the suspended priest.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Pfleger Service

Congregants Gather To Pray For Pfleger’s Reinstatement

The Rev. Michael Pfleger is still suspended from his pastorship at St. Sabina Church, but he was back in church Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

Father Andrew Smith (CBS)

New Priest’s Arrival At St. Sabina Called ‘Slap In Face’

A new priest was ordered to move into the rectory at St. Sabina parish to replace the Rev. Michael Pfleger Friday morning, church representatives said in an e-mail.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger Tells Journalism Students He Loves His Job

The Rev. Michael Pfleger has not spoken with the mainstream media about his suspension this week, but he did open up about it to some Columbia College journalism students.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger Shocked By Suspension From Ministry

The Rev. Michael Pfleger says he is in shock, after Francis Cardinal George suspended him from his ministry over statements Pfleger made about a possible reassignment.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Leo High: We’d Welcome Pfleger, But Can Survive Without Him

The controversy over whether the Rev. Michael Pfleger will leave St. Sabina Church and take over Leo High School has the high school community feeling like it’s between a rock and a hard place.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011

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

Pfleger Talking About Leaving Catholic Church

The Rev. Michael Pfleger is renewing a threat to leave the Catholic Church if forced out of his pastorship at St. Sabina Church.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

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Cardinal Still Mum On Controversy Over Pfleger’s Future

New voices have begun to join in the debate over whether Rev. Michael Pfleger should remain at St. Sabina Church or move to a nearby Catholic high school. But Francis Cardinal George still isn’t saying whether he’ll make the move.

CBS 2–03/24/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger Confirms Cardinal Wants Him To Move To Leo H.S.

Rev. Michael Pfleger, the outspoken and controversial pastor of St. Sabina church, confirmed Friday that Cardinal Francis George wants him to leave his parish after nearly 30 years to head up nearby Leo High School.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

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

Pfleger’s Future A Mystery

Questions lingered Thursday about whether Rev. Michael Pfleger will stay at his beloved St. Sabina parish.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2011

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

Pfleger’s Possible Move A Surprise To Community

News that the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has asked controversial pastor Rev. Michael Pfleger to leave St. Sabina Church to head up Leo Catholic High School came as a surprise to both communities.

CBS 2–03/16/2011

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friend Of Dr. King’s Addresses Chicago Congregation

A man who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has come to Chicago, to encourage people to remember more than just the dream.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2011