Rev. Christopher Ciomek Reinstated As Pastor Of St. Peter Damian Parish In Bartlett After Sex Abuse Claims Are Deemed To Be Without EvidenceA northwest suburban priest is heading back to his parish after he was cleared of wrongdoing.
With New Information Obtained, Return Of Rev. David Ryan To Parish In Lake Zurich Delayed After He Was Cleared Of Sex Abuse ClaimThe Rev. David Ryan was set to be reinstated as pastor of St Francis de Sales Parish in Lake Zurich, but questions have now arisen about his fate.
Three Priests Removed For Inappropriate Relationships With AdultsThree priests with the Chicago archdiocese have been removed from ministry for inappropriate relationships with adults, Cardinal Blase Cupich announced Saturday.
No Masks Required For Vaccinated Catholic School Students, Teachers, And Staff For Upcoming School YearChicago Archdiocese officials said they plan to return to "near-normal" operations at the system's Catholic schools for the upcoming school year.
Rev. Daniel McCarthy Reinstated As Pastor Emeritus Of Northwest Side Parish; Evidence Deemed Insufficient For Decades-Old Sexual Abuse ClaimThe Rev. Daniel McCarthy has been reinstated to his position as pastor emeritus at St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish and School, after the Chicago Archdiocese concluded that there was not evidence to back up sexual abuse allegations against him.
Worshippers Joyfully Return To Church In Person With COVID-19 Capacity Restrictions LiftedOver the last year, we have seen restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic close everything from businesses to churches. But this weekend, as CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported, many of those same churches welcomed new and returning faces for the first time since last March.
Rev. Lawrence Sullivan Reinstated As Pastor Of Christ The King Parish; Archdiocese Says Decades-Old Sex Assault Claim 'Cannot Be Substantiated'"Out of regard for Father Sullivan and all our priests, I resolve to see his good name restored," Cardinal Blase Cupich wrote in a letter to Christ the King parish.
Chicago Archdiocese Warns St. Sabina Leaders To Stop Pressuring Those Connected To Investigation Of Fr. Michael PflegerThe Archdiocese of Chicago has warned St. Sabina leaders to stop pressuring the people connected to the investigation of the Rev. Michael Pfleger.
Rev. Lawrence Sullivan, Pastor Of Christ The King Parish, Asked To Step Aside Over Decades-Old Sex Assault AllegationThe pastor of Christ the King Parish in Beverly has been asked to step aside amid allegations that he sexually assaulted a minor decades ago.
Bittersweet Easter For Some Chicago Catholic Churches As They Prepare To Close, Merge With Other ParishesIt was a bittersweet Easter Sunday at several Chicago Catholic churches, as they prepare to consolidate parishes and each one celebrated its last Easter before closing for good.
Rev. Harold Bonin, Chicago Priest Who Served Many Parishes In City And Suburbs, Dies At 82The Rev. Harold A. Bonin, the pastor emeritus of St. Jerome Parish in Rogers Park who also served at many other parishes around the city and suburbs, died this week.
In Letter To St. Sabina Community, Fr. Michael Pfleger Writes He Is Innocent Of Sexual Abuse Allegations, Criticizes Archdiocese For How Long Investigation Is TakingThe Rev. Michael Pfleger this past weekend issued a letter to the St. Sabina faith community, proclaiming he is innocent of sexual abuse allegations.
ONLY ON 2: Two Brothers Claim Father Michael Pfleger Abused Them As Boys, Say They Could No Longer Keep Their SecretIt has been three weeks since the Rev. Michael Pfleger's removal from St. Sabina’s parish, pending an investigation into allegations of past sexual abuse. CBS 2 has learned two people now claim Pfleger abused them.
Chicago Archdiocese To Close 4 Suburban Catholic SchoolsThe Archdiocese of Chicago announced Thursday that four Catholic schools will close at the end of the school year, and two will consolidate operations.
Chicago Archdiocese Removes Priest From St. Elizabeth Of The Trinity Parish Over Sex Abuse AllegationsFather Daniel McCarthy was removed from Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish in Jefferson Park.