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Chicago Priest Michael Pfleger Cleared of Abuse Charges, Reinstated to St. Sabina

posted on December 13, 2022

Bob Smietana of Religion News Service reports that the Catholic Church has reinstated Fr. Michael Pfleger, a prominent Chicago priest, who was accused of sexual abuse and suspended from ministry in October. The Chicago Archdiocese sent the case to its independent review board, which concluded this week that there was no evidence to support the allegations. An attorney for the alleged survivor told the Chicago Sun-Times, “We think that the review board’s finding that the allegations were unfounded will discourage other victims.”

Read at Religion News Service