Chicago Cardinal Suspends Obama’s Spiritual Adviser Father Pfleger From Catholic Church
Sen. Barack Obama told the Chicago Sun-Times in 2004 that he had three spiritual advisers: radical Jeremiah Wright, radical James Meeks, and radical Father Michael Pfleger.
But, radical Father Pfleger was more than a spiritual guide for Obama.
They also held protests together.
State Sen. Barack Obama and Fr. Michael Pfleger led a protest against the payday loan industry demanding the State of Illinois to regulate loan businesses in January 2000. (NBC 5 Week of January 3, 2000)
Father Pfleger was temporarily suspended from his church in 2008 after verbally attacking Senator Hillary Clinton from the altar of Obama’s radical church.
Cardinal George suspended Father Pfleger, Barack Obama’s former crazy adviser.
The Chicago Tribune reported:
Citing what he called threats from the Rev. Michael Pfleger to leave the church, Cardinal Francis George has removed the outspoken priest from St. Sabina parish and has suspended his “sacramental faculties as a priest.”
Pfleger had publicly feuded with the cardinal about possibly being reassigned to Leo High School, telling a radio show recently that he would look outside the Catholic church if offered no other choice.
“If that is truly your attitude, you have already left the Catholic Church and are therefore not able to pastor a Catholic parish,” George wrote in a letter dated today.
“A Catholic priest’s inner life is governed by his promises, motivated by faith and love, to live chastely as a celibate man and to obey his bishop,” the cardinal continued. “Breaking either promise destroys his vocation and wounds the Church.