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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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‘Why Can’t We Be Friends with Benefits?’ says Public Unions

Chicago Tonight Callaway Fellow and Wisconsin native Bob Spoerl took a trip to Madison on Wednesday night, nine days after the protest began. Here are his observations: In case you haven’t consumed any news over the past week and a half, let me recap what’s been going on in my home state. First, the new […]

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Thousands of Protesters Swarm Wisconsin State Capitol

Thousands of protesters gathered at the Wisconsin State Capitol to protest against Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public employees. Walker says the move is necessary, given the state’s budget woes. But workers have been protesting since last week, calling it an assault on workers’ rights and an attempt […]

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