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Cleared of misconduct, former pastor of St. John Cantius remains suspended

June 26, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Father C. Frank Phillips will not be restored to his post as pastor of St. John Cantius parish in Chicago, despite a review-board finding that cleared him of misconduct charges. The Archdiocese of Chicago announced that Father Phillips would remain suspended from ministry because of other unspecified violations of “standards of behavior.”

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  • Posted by: feedback - Jun. 27, 2018 3:39 PM ET USA

    This is a travesty of justice. Chicago has at least one openly homosexual parish pastor who "came out" in 2016, announcing his sexual preferences, and more than 20 pastors who publicly consider Church teachings on homosexuality to be "vile and toxic," and they still remain in pastoral assignments.