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Street Gospel

Rev. Michael Pfleger in “Radical Disciple” Bob Hercules, who explored the lives of Barack Obama, pioneering community organizer Saul Alinsky, and gadfly Holocaust survivor Eva Kor in his previous documentaries, turns his eye on another kind of rabble rouser in his new Radical Disciple: The Father Story of Father Pfleger. The film premieres Friday, Aug. […]

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Cardinal Sins

In September 1981 the Sun-Times published a daring expose of the country’s most powerful clergyman, Cardinal John Patrick Cody, archbishop of Chicago. The series charged fiscal impropriety and hinted at sexual scandal. Behind the scenes were Andrew Greeley, Joseph Bernardin, and a pack of competing newsmen chasing a Byzantine tale of ecclesiastical machination. The reporters, […]