"She's one of those icons in the movement we've been able to hold onto for a long time, to learn from, to be loved by, to be challenged by," Pfleger said.
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"It's unacceptable," Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Catholic Church told Chicago's ABC7 station this month. "We wouldn't accept it in Iraq, we shouldn't accept it in Chicago."
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