Thursday, March 17, 2011

Cardinal George, Father Pfleger discuss him possibly leaving St. Sabina

http://www.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=CxsH4da1gIRMJOq_Ez7h6s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYutXNObuTBKzpSTk5VW4lQ5WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg(Chicago Sun-Times) Cardinal Francis George had dinner with the Rev. Michael Pfleger Friday to discuss the possibility of Pfleger’s departure from St. Sabina, where the popular, sometimes controversial pastor, has served for 30 years, a source told the Chicago Sun-Times...

On Monday, WBBM-Channel 2 cited unnamed sources in reporting that Cardinal George asked Pfleger to take over struggling Leo High School. 

Pfleger told the station he could “neither confirm nor deny [the request] at this point.” He did say, however, he was “in discussions with the Archdiocese but you know those are private conversations at this point and I can’t comment at this point about those conversations.” Pfleger has been at St. Sabina, 1210 W. 78th, since 1981 — a tenure longer than Archdiocesan priests are typically permitted to stay in one parish...

Pfleger did not return several calls seeking comment. A church spokesman said the pastor would release a statement on Thursday. 

WBBM-Channel 2 showed a video of Pfleger at last Sunday’s mass, saying, “I love being your pastor and I love being your shepherd, but you’re looking at a man [who] made a choice [to] hold onto God, wherever God takes me...”

1 comment:

Saint Michael Come To Our Defense said...

The Grand Worshipful Masters of the Freemason Lodge are very good administrators.

I am cetain they will direct Cardinal George how to best use him for their continued demolition from within of the Church.

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