Chicago Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor
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Chicago Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

A South Side Chicago pastor has been accused of sexually abusing a minor for a number of years.
 
Reverend George Waddles, Sr. has been the pastor at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church for the past 29 years, and he recently pleaded not guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse. If convicted, he could be facing up to 7 years in prison.
 
Waddles has known the alleged victim since she was young, and began counseling her at the age of 13 in 2011 during private sessions in his office. Over the next two years, prosecutors say that the pastor asked the girl to lift her shirt, and he also tried to hug and kiss her at the end of their sessions together.…