Court: Pedophile Ex-Priest Can't Be Held Beyond SentenceJudge Dennis Porter in 2017 declared McCormack a sexually violent person who should remain indefinitely in a state facility for sex offenders.
Rev. David Ryan Removed From St. Francis De Sales Parish In Lake Zurich After Allegations Of Sexual Abuse When He Was At Maryville AcademyA northwest suburban priest has been removed from his ministry following accusations that he sexually abused children.
Orland Park Teacher Killed In Hit-And-Run Remembered, Retired Priest Stands ChargedServices were under way in Tinley Park Monday night for a Catholic school teacher who was killed after a parish event last week.
Remembering Father George Clements"The Archdiocese of Chicago is richer and better because George Clements was a priest here."
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.
Monument Gone, But Painful Memories Stay For Those Accusing Father Smyth Of AbuseA remarkable discovery about a statue of once beloved Father John Smyth, the longtime leader of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines. It now symbolizes pain for grown men who accuse Smyth of sexual abuse.
Illinois Priest Accused Of Child Sex Abuse Has Gone MissingA church official says Rev. Richard McGrath, who is under criminal investigation for sexual abuse, has gone "absent without leave" from his Augustinian order.
Illinois Priest Faces Deportation Over Illegal VoteHis attorney, David Cox, says Boase will ask an immigration judge on Sept. 28 to allow his voluntary departure.
Ohio Priest Kills Himself In Chicago Amid InvestigationFather James Csaszar had been on administrative leave and under investigation for questionable communications with a minor.
At Issue: Father George Clements Honored For His Activism And ServiceActivist priest, Father George Clements, who was the first black pastor at Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, will be honored and celebrated Wednesday at the Hilton Chicago for his 60 years in clergy and being at the forefront of many issues.
Bail Set At $50,000 For Priest Facing Child Porn ChargeThe Rev. Octavio Munoz, 40, is charged with one felony count for possessing two videos depicting boys in sex acts, but the investigation is ongoing and police are still sorting through hundreds of DVDs and VHS tapes “that appear to depict minors in sexual penetration,” Assistant State’s Attorney Guy Lisuzzo said at the bond hearing.
Chicago Priest Arrested On Child Pornography ChargeA Chicago priest who was removed as pastor of a church in the Brighton Park neighborhood last year has been arrested on a child pornography charge.
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Chicago Sailor Saves Wheelchair Bound Man Who Fell Into Lake MichiganBrian Wiles was on board a friend's power boat in Monroe Harbor on Saturday when he saw it happen.
Bystanders Rescue Ex-Priest, 93, Whose Wheelchair Rolls Into LakeThe man and his caretaker were watching the Chicago Air and Water Show over the lake near a pumping station at the Chicago Yacht Club when they got distracted.