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

Pfleger On Ferguson, One Year Later: Black Lives Still Matter

Father Michael Pfleger says it’s not enough to just remember Michael Brown, but force the country to address the issue of what he calls the genocide of black youth.

08/09/2015

Father Michael Pfleger talks with CBS 2 at an anti-violence event. (CBS)

Pfleger: City Council Hearing On Chiraq “Insulting”

Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina’s says a City Council meeting Monday discussing the merits of a movie titled Chiraq is “insulting,” reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.

07/26/2015

Director Spike Lee at the Chiraq block party. (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Gather Outside St. Sabina For ‘Chiraq’ Block Party

Hundreds of people are at St. Sabina’s Block Party on the 7800 block of South Throop for a good time and the chance to get a photo taken with filmmaker Spike Lee, who’s underwriting the festivities.

06/13/2015

Spike Lee arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 5, 2015 in New York.  (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Alderman Denies Block Party Permit For Spike Lee Film “Chiraq”

David Moore, the alderman in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood where the Spike Lee movie “Chiraq” is being shot, is denying a permit for a block party for the film.

06/10/2015

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Mothers Remember Children Lost To Violence

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports those moms, hoping to use their painful loss, for a higher purpose.

05/10/2015

Some 5,000 hopefuls wrapped around St. Sabina Academy Saturday to audition for "Chiraq." (Credit: CBS)

Thousands Turn Out To Audition For Spike Lee Film “Chiraq”

The controversial title didn’t keep thousands of people from lining up for a part in Spike Lee’s new movie.

05/09/2015

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Families Of Murder Victims Meet With Chicago Police Detectives On Solving Cold Cases

Families of murder victims on the South Side bent the ear of the chief of detectives of the Chicago Police Department for a while Saturday at a forum at St. Sabina church.

04/11/2015

Antonio Smith. (Family provided photo.)

Reward To Find Child’s Killer Grows To $13,500

If you have information, call (800) 883-5587.

08/21/2014

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

Dozens Of Firearms Collected At St. Sabina Gun Buyback

St. Sabina Church collected dozens of guns during its gun buyback program Saturday.

08/16/2014

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger: We Can Stop The Violence From Escalating This Summer

“It’s up to us what happens tonight, tomorrow and up to next weekend,” the St. Sabina priest told a crowd Monday.

04/21/2014

A Christmas tree  outside St. Sabina remembering children lost to gun violence. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Christmas Tree At St. Sabina Remembers Children Killed By Guns

A Christmas tree outside St. Sabina is both sweet and somber. In addition to garlands and lights are ornaments adorned with photos of children who have been killed by guns.

12/21/2013

Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela (File photo credit: SIPHIWE SIBEKO/AFP/Getty Images)

Mandela Remembered At Special Mass At St. Sabina

People across the Chicago area are gathering at churches to say prayers of remembrance for former South African president and global human-rights icon and the services at a South Side church took on special meaning Sunday.

12/08/2013

St. Sabina Catholic Church. (CBS)

Current, Former NBA Players Hold Peace Tournament At St. Sabina

Rival gangs came together yesterday at St. Sabina’s in Chicago’s Auburn-Gresham neighborhood to shoot hoops, not bullets.

09/22/2013

On the corner near St. Sabina Church on the South Side - a grim reminder that Mother's Day is not a day to celebrate for the women whose sons and daughters have been killed. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Holiday Brings Back Painful Memories For Mothers Who Have Lost Kids To Violence

On the corner near St. Sabina Church on the South Side – a grim reminder that Mother’s Day is not a day to celebrate for the women whose sons and daughters have been killed.

05/12/2013

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

Pfleger Hoping Next Pope Is From Third-World Country

Outspoken St. Sabina pastor Rev. Michael Pfleger said he would like to see cardinals pick someone from a third-world nation as the next pope.

03/07/2013

Lidia Kuzniar, left, allegedly stalked Father Michael Pfleger. (Cook County Sheriff/CBS)

Rev. Pfleger On His Alleged Stalker: ‘It Got To Be Really Crazy’

Father Michael Pfleger opens up about his experience being stalked by a Deerfield woman who is being held in jail. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

11/26/2012

Lidia Kuzniar (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Woman: God Wanted Me To Marry Father Pfleger

A north suburban woman is due in court today, accused of stalking a well-known Chicago priest.

11/20/2012

Father Michael Pfleger talks about his new role at St. Sabina and for the Archdiocese. (CBS)

Pfleger Prepares For Transition At St. Sabina’s

Michael Pfleger says he intends to take an even more proactive approach to a battle he’s waged for decades against street violence. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

06/29/2012

St. Sabina Burning Shirt

Burning Shirt Found On St. Sabina Community Center Doors

Vandals struck St. Sabina Roman Catholic Church overnight, just hours after the Rev. Michael Pfleger and community members marched against a neighborhood store.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Cardinal, Pfleger Begin Discussions About St. Sabina Succession

The cardinal requested the plan after he suspended Pfleger last spring over comments the priest made about not wanting to leave his South Side base.

01/27/2012

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