March 01, 2006

Accused Priest Pleads Not Guilty


POSTED: 3:15 pm CST March 1, 2006
UPDATED: 3:18 pm CST March 1, 2006

A Chicago Catholic priest has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually abused three boys.

Cook County State's Attorney's Office spokeswoman Marcy Jensen said the Rev. Daniel McCormack entered his plea during a brief court hearing Wednesday. She said he's scheduled to return to court for a status hearing on April 6.

McCormack is accused of four felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Posted by kshaw at March 1, 2006 03:41 PM