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Michael Pfleger

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Pfleger said he is ready to resume his fight for social justice and noted the upcoming anniversary of a Minneapolis police officer’s killing of George Floyd.

Cardinal Blase Cupich is reinstating the Rev. Michael Pfleger to his post as senior pastor at St. Sabina Catholic Parish after the archdiocesan board charged with investigating sexual abuse claims found that “there is no reason to suspect Father Pfleger is guilty” of allegations of sexual abuse, according to a letter from Cupich.

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.


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