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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

Father Michael Pfleger gets a warm welcome from parishioners of St. Sabina's on Friday. (CBS)

Cardinal Restores Father Pfleger At St. Sabina

Father Michael Pfleger has been reinstated as pastor of St. Sabina, but he will work on a transition plan to find a new leader for the South Side congregation, it was announced Friday.

05/20/2011

St. Sabina Catholic Church. (CBS)

St. Sabina Faithful Take To Paper In Fight With Cardinal George

In the latest salvo in a very public battle over the leadership at St. Sabina, members of the church put their thoughts in black and white today–with a full-page advertisement in the Chicago Sun-Times.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

Cardinal Francis George talks with CBS 2 Friday on his way to Rome. (CBS)

Cardinal: ‘Ball Really Is In (Pfleger’s) Corner Now’

Cardinal Francis George on Friday defended his suspension of Father Michael Pfleger, saying it is his job to deal with priests in crisis. CBS 2′s Roseann Tellez reports.

04/29/2011

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

Father Andrew Smith (CBS)

Priest: ‘I Have My Reservations’ About Moving To St. Sabina

Caught in the middle of the feud between suspended St. Sabina Pastor Michael Pfleger and Cardinal George is one of the priests assigned to fill the gaps in Pfleger’s absence.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Cardinal George Suspends Father Pfleger At St. Sabina’s

Cardinal George on Wednesday suspended Father Michael Pfleger as pastor at St. Sabina’s, expressing frustration at Pfleger’s ongoing public statements regarding his tenuous future in the Chicago Archdiocese.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

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

Pfleger Preaches Word, Awaits Word On Placement

“Like Albertina Walker said, I’m still here,” the Rev. Michael Pfleger, pastor of St. Sabina Church, told parishioners Sunday, quoting the late gospel singer.

03/27/2011

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

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

Father Pfleger’s Future At St. Sabina In Question

CBS 2 has learned that the Archdiocese has asked Father Michael Pfleger to leave St. Sabina.

CBS 2–03/15/2011

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