CHICAGO — Faithful Saint Sabina Church members are coming to the protection of their longtime chief, Father Michael Pfleger.
It has been greater than every week since a brand new baby intercourse abuse allegation, and supporters of the Chicago priest renewed their religion in his innocence exterior of Saint Sabina Church Sunday.
Pfleger agreed to step apart from the ministry throughout an investigation, the second in lower than two years.
Supporters got here out to face up for the priest and combat for his innocence, even Reverend Jesse Jackson from the Push Coalition.
“He’s made this into a remarkable ministry. He deserves support. I’m here to support him. I believe in him,” Jackson stated.
Last May, the Archdiocese reinstated Pfleger after a five-month investigation discovered inadequate motive to suspect Pfleger was responsible of the abuse.
Supporters stated whereas they perceive the seriousness of the allegations, they imagine Pfleger is harmless.
Maxwell Emcays from St. Sabina stated it is a direct disrespect to victims due to the predators who nonetheless stroll the streets.
“There are people who need to be held accountable for, but this assassination attempt on Father Mike is something we won’t stand for,” Emcays stated.
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