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Fred P. Pestello makes brief comments as he is introduced as the new president of Saint Louis University in St. Louis on July 1, 2014. UPI/David Broom

Meet St. Louis University’s New President

Fred Pestello begins his first full week on the job.

07/06/2014

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Church Officials: Former Pastor Credibly Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

Officials with the Giddings Lovejoy Presbytery say they consider child sex abuse allegations made in 2012 against former pastor Michael Walker Jackson credible.

07/01/2014

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Archdiocese ‘Disappointed’ in Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Leaders of the Catholic Church are not happy with the groundbreaking ceremony, in which four same-sex couples got married at City Hall.

06/27/2014

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Pastor Defends Carrying Guns in Church

Last week, a priest responding to a break-in at his downtown Phoenix church grabbed his handgun, but lost it to a burglar who then used it to kill a fellow priest.

06/20/2014

The Most Reverend Robert Carlson wipes his forehead as he battles the 90 degree heat during the Procession of Bishops before becoming the ninth Roman Catholic Archbishop of St. Louis at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis in St. Louis on June 10, 2009. St. Louis will be Carlson's fourth diocese; he most recently served as the bishop of Saginaw, Mich. (Photo: UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Archbishop’s Attorney Says Release of Audio Clips from Deposition was Selective

Archbishop Robert Carlson’s attorney says it’s a ploy by the plaintiff’s attorney to sway public opinion against the Church.

06/12/2014

Catholic Ellen Prendergast of Old Monroe joins a crowd of 30 upset with Carlson's depositon

UPDATE: Carlson’s Deposition Stirs Strong Reactions

The Archdiocese says that Archbishop Carlson’s responses were taken out of context, and the media misreported the incident.

06/11/2014

Photo: Jerry Naunheim Jr./St. Louis Archdiocese

St. Louis Religious Leaders Unify for Peace In Middle East

Archbishop Carlson & others ask for prayer on Sunday, to go along with big meeting at The Vatican

06/07/2014

Archbishop Wilton Gregory. Photo: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images

Two Archbishops with Local Ties in Running for Chicago Cardinal’s Successor

Current Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory and current Omaha Archbishop George Lucas are being named as possible successors.

06/03/2014

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Local Scholar Praises SCOTUS Decision on Prayer Before Public Meetings

A local constitutional scholar says that it is not a constitutional problem to say prayers before public meetings.

05/06/2014

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Illinois Pastor Will Officiate Same-Sex Marriages

On June 1, same sex marriages will be legal in the state of Illinois, but one church has already been officiating marriages for at least 10 years,

05/02/2014

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