Photo:Jaime Williamson, of Schaumburg, with her daughter Trinity, 14, listen Nov. 13, 2016, to the Rev. Michael Pfleger at St. Sabina Church. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune)

Photo Caption: Jaime Williamson, of Schaumburg, with her daughter Trinity, 14, listen Nov. 13, 2016, to the Rev. Michael Pfleger at St. Sabina Church. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune)

 

By Matthew Walberg and Dawn Rhodes Contact Reporters, November 14, 2016 8:49am


..."Some have called me and said, 'My faith is shaken. Why would God allow this, why would God do this?'" Pfleger said. "God did not elect Donald Trump. We did. A country that has become so full of itself and drowning in its ego, its arrogance and in its self-righteousness, that's who elected Donald Trump."

In response, Pfleger urged parishioners to practice their faith with more vigor, promise to protect people who have been discriminated against, and push back against injustice and intolerance.

"We, the church, must be willing to confront powers and principalities that are using (Donald Trump) for their agenda," he said. "We must face violence with peace. We must face injustice with justice. We must face fear with faith. We must declare we will fight until righteousness flows like a river and justice like a mighty stream. Don't hang up your hearts. Pick them up. Put on your armor. Get ready to fight.""...

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