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.
Chicago Archdiocese Ordains 27 New DeaconsTwenty-seven new deacons now begin their service to the faithful in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Chicago Cardinal Cupich Welcomes Kids To School In Morgan ParkThe cardinal helped take the temperatures of arriving students. The daily check is part of the Chicago Archdiocese's COVID-19 guidelines for in-person learning.
Teachers Demand Switch To Remote Learning At Chicago Archdiocese Schools Amid COVID-19 PandemicSome Chicago Catholic school teachers are demanding an end to in-school learning, at least near-term.
Chicago Archdiocese Schools Return To Class With Tight Restrictions Amid COVID-19 PandemicWhile most districts are opting for virtual learning or hybrid models as the 2020-2021 school year begins, the Chicago Archdiocese moved full speed ahead Monday with in-class instruction.
Roman Catholic Church Received Between $1.4 Billion and $3.5 Billion in PPP LoansTaxpayers' money is going a lot of places in the wake of COVID-19, including billions to the Catholic church, and some say it may never have to be paid back.
Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Archdiocese Announces 5 Catholic Schools Are ClosingThe Chicago Archdiocese announced Monday that it will shutter five Catholic schools at the end of the school year.
Father George Clements, Iconic Priest Accused Of Sex Abuse, Has DiedHe was considered one of the most celebrated priests in Chicago history. It was the death of Martin Luther King Jr. that’s sparked his activism.
Priest Reinstated After Abuse Allegation Deemed 'Unfounded'The archdiocese suspended McFarlane from pastoral duties in July after the two agencies revealed the allegations against him dating from 1997.
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.