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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

10/01/2014

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

08/02/2014

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.

07/08/2014

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.

07/07/2014

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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.

07/07/2014

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

Photo: Alecia Hoyt Photography

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

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