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Catholic Culture Liturgical Living

Parody-Is-Dead Department: Case 8,403

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Jun 06, 2018

Father Michael Pfleger, the firebrand activist, is perhaps Chicago’s leading voice for gun control. Henry Eugene Hale, who has regularly accompanied Father Pfleger to political rallies, is a security guard—although the Chicago archdiocese insists that he is not the priest’s private bodyguard. Last week Hale was arrested outside Father Pfleger’s parish church, on the charge—you guessed it— illegal possession of a firearm.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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