Religion & Beliefs

Same-Sex Couples and Adoption

On Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm, Chicago Tribune religion reporter Manya Brachear joins us to discuss the Catholic Charities adoption controversy. Under the new Civil Unions law that goes into affect June 1st, all state-funded adoption agencies are required to serve couples that receive the unions. Illinois’ Catholic Charities, an organization that controls 20 percent […]

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Parishioners Protest Pfleger Suspension

Father Michael Pfleger is said to be “shocked” by the news that he was suspended from his ministry at St. Sabina Catholic Church by Cardinal Francis George on Wednesday. Pfleger has been the pastor at St. Sabina Church on Chicago’s South Side for more than 30 years. He recently rejected the Catholic Church’s offer to […]

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Father Pfleger Suspended by Cardinal George

Father Michael Pfleger was suspended from his ministry at St. Sabina Catholic Church by Cardinal Francis George on Wednesday. Pfleger recently rejected the Catholic Church’s offer to head Leo High School in the same neighborhood as his parish. In a letter written by Cardinal George to the controversial priest, George said Pfleger’s public remarks that […]

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Father Pfleger’s Tenure at St. Sabina

With his future at St. Sabina up in the air, Chicago Tonight takes a look back at Father Michael Pfleger’s controversial tenure at the storied parish. Here’s a timeline of Father Pfleger’s history since he took the helm at St. Sabina Church.          

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