Archdiocese of St. Louis
Leaders of the Catholic Church are not happy with the groundbreaking ceremony, in which four same-sex couples got married at City Hall.
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 Robert Carlson says he never went to authorities after that priest admitted in 1984 that he engaged in criminal sexual contact with a minor.
Rev Joseph Jiang is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy at St. Louis the King School, the elementary school at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica.
The Rev. Joseph Jiang faces two counts of statutory sodomy.
Joseph Jiang, 31, accused of sexually abusing a grade school student, has been released on bail.
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the Archdiocese of St. Louis must release the names of more than 100 church employees accused of sexual abuse over the past 20 years.
The Missouri Supreme Court is expected to rule today whether or not the St. Louis Archdiocese must disclose two decades worth of sexual abuse allegations against its priests.
A Missouri appeals court ruled Friday that the Archdiocese of St. Louis did not have to release the names of priests accused of sexual abuse in the past 20 years as part of a lawsuit against the archdiocese.