NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26:  Michael Brown Sr (C), father of Michael Brown Jr, attends a press conference on the eve of Thanksgiving to pray and address the events of the last few days regarding the grand jury verdict of police officer Darren Wilson on November 26, 2014 in New York City.  Police officer Darren Wilson shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, on August 9, sparking large ongoing protests.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin Family Welcomes Michael Brown Sr.

Father of teen slain in Ferguson attends Florida prayer vigil


Rev. Dietra Wise-Baker explains the plan of Metropolitan Congregations United's clergy caucus on November 22, 2014 in preparation for the Michael Brown grand jury announcement. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Louis Clergy Caucus To Open Churches To Protesters

Spokeswoman says they’ll be places of rest and nourishment following the Michael Brown grand jury announcement


Pastors gather in Ferguson on November 14, 2014 to announce plans to feed schoolchildren if their classes are cancelled due to upcoming grand jury verdict (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

North County Churches Ready For Ferguson Verdict

Houses of worship say they will provide meals, education, and counseling to schoolchildren if classes are canceled.


Pope Benedict XVI (L) gives his cardinal ring to  US Raymond leo Burke (R) during the Eucharistic celebration with the new cardinals on November 21, 2010 at St Peter's basilica at The Vatican.   ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis Demotes Former St. Louis Archbishop

Cardinal Burke was transferred Saturday from his position as head of the Holy See’s supreme court to a largely ceremonial post.


Rev. Richard Kurtz (photo: Chicago Police)

Priest Arrested At Home For Wayward Clergy In Dittmer

Detroit area Rev. Richard Kurtz accused of child pornography crimes


Cindy Winters speaks as Maryville, Ill. Mayor Larry Gulledge looks on during the dedication ceremony for Fred Winters Park on August 2, 2014 in Maryville (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Fred Winters Park Dedicated

Late Maryville, Ill. pastor’s wife speaks at ceremony


Pope Francis greets looks on as he arrives in Isernia, southern Italy, on July 5, 2014 during a one day visit in the Molise region. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI

SNAP: Pope’s Meeting With Clergy Abuse Victims is Empty Gesture

SNAP’s David Clohessy says concrete actions need to be taken, instead of more discussion.


Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Archdiocese: Witnesses Would Prove Abuse Allegations False

A 22-year-old woman identified as Jane Doe had accused Joseph Ross of molesting her as a small girl between 1997 and 2001.


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Settlement Reached in Clergy Abuse Trial

It would have been the second child sexual abuse case against the St. Louis Archdiocese to make it to trial.


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.


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