Chicago’s celebrity lefty political priest, the Rev. Michael Pfleger, is strangely silent.

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The Rev. Michael Pfleger (Father Mike) helps to distribute sandwiches from Manny’s Deli at St. Sabina Catholic Church in Chicago on Dec. 21, 2020.

He’s in crisis, facing allegations of sexual abuse of a minor from 40 years ago.

About the writer: Readers may contact Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass at jskass@chicagotribune.com. Distributed by the Tribune News Service.

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