Archdiocese Probes 45-Year-Old Sex Abuse Claim Against Fr. George Clements, Renowned Chicago PriestThe Rev. George Clements, one of the most celebrated priests in Chicago history, was asked to step aside from ministry Thursday amid a sexual abuse allegation dating back 45 years.
Historic Pilsen Catholic Church, St. Adalbert, Will Hold Last Mass In JulyAfter a three-year fight to save it, an iconic church in the Pilsen neighborhood, St. Adalbert's, will no longer be used for worship, effective next month.
Chicago Priest Shows True Colors On Social MediaDisillusionment among the Catholic church’s faithful followers in the wake of decades of scandals has left priests fending off the scourge. One Chicago pastor has turned to technology to help foster deeper connections with church followers.
Father John Smyth, Former Head of Maryville Academy and Notre Dame College Prep, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Has Died was just three months ago when former Maryville Academy head Father John Smyth was asked to leave the ministry in the wake of sexual abuse allegations. Smyth, 84, died early Wednesday, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago.