Chicago: Well-Known Activist Priest Under Investigation for Sex Abuse of Minor

CNA, Jonah McKeown: A well-known Chicago priest has been asked to step aside from ministry during an investigation into an allegation of sexual abuse against a minor. Father Michael Pfleger, senior pastor at St. Sabina parish and a well-known social activist, will live away from his parish while the allegation — which he denies — is investigated. The alleged abuse occurred more than 30 years ago, the archdiocese says. Report is here.