St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
Priest sex abuse survivors leafleted outside a Catholic church on Chicago’s North Side Sunday to draw attention to an on-going investigation, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Father Michael O’Connell returned to face his parishioners at St. Alphonsus in Lakeview. They gave him a standing ovation, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
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.