It would have been the second child sexual abuse case against the St. Louis Archdiocese to make it to trial.
Fred Pestello begins his first full week on the job.
Officials with the Giddings Lovejoy Presbytery say they consider child sex abuse allegations made in 2012 against former pastor Michael Walker Jackson credible.
Leaders of the Catholic Church are not happy with the groundbreaking ceremony, in which four same-sex couples got married at City Hall.
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.
Archbishop Robert Carlson’s attorney says it’s a ploy by the plaintiff’s attorney to sway public opinion against the Church.
The Archdiocese says that Archbishop Carlson’s responses were taken out of context, and the media misreported the incident.
Archbishop Carlson & others ask for prayer on Sunday, to go along with big meeting at The Vatican
Current Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory and current Omaha Archbishop George Lucas are being named as possible successors.
A local constitutional scholar says that it is not a constitutional problem to say prayers before public meetings.