- May 12, 2021
The first international conference on sexual abuse of young deaf Catholics will take place May 7 and May 21 during webinars organized by the Deaf Catholic Youth Initiative for the Americas.
The pastor of a Catholic parish has been asked to step aside following allegations he sexually assaulted a minor 36 years ago, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced Wednesday.
Chicago’s oldest hospital has finalized the facility’s sale to a nonprofit.
The future of Father Michael Pfleger, a charismatic priest of a thriving Black Catholic parish, is in jeopardy because three men — two who are Black and the third whose race hasn’t been made public — have accused him of sexually abusing them decades ago.
A third man has come forward with sexual abuse allegations against a Chicago priest who has gained widespread acclaim for his activism, saying he felt he owes it to two brothers who have faced criticism for accusing the priest of abusing them decades ago when they were teens.
There is no evidence to support allegations accusing Father Michael Pfleger of abusing two brothers in their early teens decades ago, but this doesn’t mean the claims are untrue, Illinois’ child protection agency said in a letter to the Chicago priest Friday.
Monday night, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago encouraged Catholics to “not let one day go by without a prayer of remembrance for the millions across the globe” already lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 12 Catholic schools in the small Diocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, have bucked a nationwide trend. They’re enrollment has increased this school year at a time when the vast majority of dioceses are headed in the other direction.