News > Chicago News

Archdiocese investigation into Father Pfleger begins after DCFS indicates no current risk

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Archdiocese of Chicago has started its investigation into Father Michael Pfleger after DCFS indicated there's no current risk to children by the embattled priest.
On Friday, the archdiocese said the agency can only determine whether there is a current child victim and does not investigate allegations made by adults.
The Independent Review Board of the archdiocese will now start its investigation into the allegations made by two brothers in the 1980s, alleging child sex abuse by Pfleger.
Pfleger broke his silence Wednesday, saying on social media that he is innocent of the...
Read more ...

 

Illinois DCFS wraps up investigation into Father Michael Pfleger as Chicago Archdiocese probe continues

Illinois DCFS wraps up investigation into Father Michael Pfleger as Chicago Archdiocese probe continues

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The agency was investigating risk, the Archdiocese of Chicago said, not the allegations of abuse dating back four decades.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Chicago News      Chicago      Auburn Gresham      Blase cupich      Sex abuse against children      Priest sex abuse      Catholic church      Michael pfleger      Chicago archdiocese  


U.S. jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic

U.S. jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic

Read more ...

U.S. expels 10 Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions

U.S. expels 10 Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions

Read more ...

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez confirm split: We're better as ‘friends'

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez confirm split: We're better as ‘friends'

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have confirmed that their engagement is over and they are "better as friends." Read more ...

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for... Read more ...

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

Dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside the South Carolina home of a soldier charged with assaulting a black man in a now-viral video. Videos showed a large... Read more ...

Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, WHO says

Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, WHO says

GENEVA - A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains “serious,” with about 1.6 million... Read more ...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

City marks One Boston Day with acts of kindness

City marks One Boston Day with acts of kindness

One Boston Day marks the Boston Marathon bombings that took place eight years ago. Read more ...