Chicagoans know Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Catholic Church on the city’s South Side as activist priest who takes on issues like economic inequality and gun violence. He’s been in the news a lot in the last year, and he even made an appearance in President Obama’s town hall event on guns last month. Evan Osnos, staff writer from the New Yorker, talks to us about his profile of Pfleger where he goes deep into his personal story to explain what makes him tick.
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By LORRAINE SWANSON (Patch Staff) - February 4, 2016 3:25 am ET
Some Beverly parishioners are protesting an invitation to controversial priest Rev. Michael Pfleger to be part of a panel addressing violence in Chicago slated for later this month.
The fiery priest posted on Facebook that he was invited participate in a panel discussion on Feb. 27 at St. Barnabas Church, 10124 S. Longwood Drive, but now some parishioners want to “disinvite” him.
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Community activist Lamon Reccord protests with Father Michael Pfleger and the Rev. Jesse Jackson in Chicago Dec. 31, 2015, against gun violence in the city. Activists are keeping up the pressure on Mayor Rahm Emanuel over fatal shootings by police and gun violence in the city. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP) **FILE**