Pleger Dollar Time
Cardinal George is sitting on the best poker hand in 30 years, Pfleger is showing nothing but a busted flush. So of course, the Cardinal folds:
- Ending a weeks-long standoff, Cardinal Francis George lifted his suspension of the Rev. Michael Pfleger on Friday after the two men met and Pfleger apologized for statements the cardinal took as a threat to leave the priesthood.
Both men issued simultaneous statements, with Pfleger saying he would deliver a transition plan by Dec. 1 for St. Sabina Catholic Church, the South Side parish he has served for nearly 30 years.
But neither statement clarified how long Pfleger might remain at the parish. For now, he'll be back in the pulpit for the 11:15 a.m. Mass on Sunday.
Great. An open ended commitment to an egomaniac who hasn't had to answer to Church law, doctrine or tradition for 30 years. Time for Roman Catholics to toss a few of these in the old collection basket:
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